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Vinca Minor 'Atropurpurea' (Lesser Periwinkle)

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Vinca minor 'Atropurpurea' (lesser periwinkle)

Vinca Minor 'Atropurpurea' (Lesser Periwinkle)


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Position: full sun or partial shade
Soil: any but very dry soil
Rate of growth: average to fast-growing Flowering period: April to September Flower colour: dark plum-purple
Hardiness: fully hardy
Sumptuous, dark plum-purple flowers over a long period from April to September and dark-green leaves. This delightful, purple-flowered lesser periwinkle is an excellent groundcover plant. Flowering best in full sun it's an attractive alternative to the rampant Vinca major and particularly suitable for small gardens.Garden care: To prevent the plant from becoming invasive cut back any unwanted shoots in spring.

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