Exposure
Sun
Part sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Dry
Average
Growth Rate in the Garden
Fast
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Foliage Attribute
Variegated
Bloom Color
Blue
Attributes
Container
Drought Tolerant
Long Blooming
Evergreen
Easy to Grow
Ground Cover
Water Requirements
Adapts well to dry or moist conditions
Riverbend Nursery (M.S.)

Vinca minor 'Illumination'

Periwinkle

The radiating gold center with a dark green border makes this a striking foliage plant in the garden.  Blue-purple flowers offer splashes of color all season.  Mostly grown for the foliage and is great as a trailer for containers.

Height:

3-6 Inches

Spacing:

15-18 inches

Hardiness Zone:

4-9

Bloom Color:

Blue-purple

Vinca (ving'-ka)

Family: Apocynaceae · Common Name: Vinca

Low-growing, spreading vines often variegated with cream, gold or white. Bright flowers in blue, mauve or white bloom in abundance.

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