An invaluable plant for brightening dull corners of the garden, these vigorous, low-growing evergreen perennials will thrive in sun or shade in most soils. Its trailing stems root easily where they touch the ground, eventually forming a mat of glossy green leaves that act as a superb weed suppressant.
A proven garden performer, guaranteed to be suitable for UK gardeners at every level of experience periwinkles are easy to grow, hardy and very low maintenance - the perfect plant for any gardener who wants great results with very little effort. You can therefore plant this in the garden with confidence, for stunning displays for many years to come.
Supplied as a collection of 3 established plants in 9cm pots, 1 each of:
Vinca minor 'Atropurpurea' luxurious deep plum coloured blooms. H10cm (4in) x W100cm (3ft) . Fl April - September.
Vinca minor 'Gertrude Jekyll' is delightful, with glossy green leaves and white flowers. H10cm (4in) x W100cm (3ft) Fl April - September.
Vinca minor 'Seng' a mat of mauve flowers. H10cm (4in) x W100cm (3ft) Fl April - September.
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