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Vinca 'Variegata'


By Tate

Vinca 'Variegata' (Vinca minor (Lesser periwinkle))

I love this plant. So easy to grow.

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i like it to but can run wild if not carefull tate

4 Sep, 2009


Sanbaz, you're absolutely right. I'm not even afraid to admit it would be quite invasive if I don't 'teach' it to behave. This plant quickly spreads by 'whiskers' so I regularly cut them back to about 10'' so they don't touch the ground. As a result, naturaly spreading plant becomes more like a mound that sends more new shoots (because of cutting back) and gets denser and bushier.))

4 Sep, 2009


I have this too love it, use it in hanging baskets too instead of ivy, trails lovely :-)

16 Nov, 2009

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