“The many great gardens of the world… all make the point as clear as possible: The soul cannot thrive in the absence of a garden.” –Thomas Moore (1478-1535)
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Vinca minor

Blue Periwinkle, Myrtle

Garden(s):

Swan

Type:

Perennial

Height:

10-15 cm (4-6 in)

Spread:

60-90 cm (23-35 in)

Light:

Part shade, Full shade

Water:

Low, Moderate, Heavy

Zone:

3

Bloom Time:

April, May, June, July

Bloom Colour:

Blue

Foliage Colour:

Green

Soil:

Average, Sand, Clay

Notes:

Thrives in deep shade. Too much sun can scorch the leaves. Becomes drought tolerant once established. To keep the patch thick and free of weeds, try mowing it every few years. New young plants can be readily transplanted in the spring or early fall.