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Periwinkle - Vinca minor 'Atropurpurea' (3 Ltr)

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Vinca minor 'Atropurpurea' is a low-growing evergreen plant with dark green leaves and purple flowers in spring that will form an attractive feature anywhere in your garden.

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  • A hardy evergreen plant
  • Easy to care for
  • Full sun or full shade
  • Any moist, but not water-logged soil
  • Flowering in spring
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Vinca minor 'Atropurpurea' is a low-growing evergreen plant with dark green leaves and purple flowers in spring that will form an attractive feature anywhere in your garden.

This reliable, drought-resistant ground cover plant is happy in all light conditions, from full sun to full shade, and in moist but not waterlogged soil. Reaching its mature 15cm x 150cm height and spread in around 5 years, you can easily trim back any unwanted growth in spring.

Long-lasting and very easy to grow, this darker form of lesser periwinkle has an RHS Award of Garden Merit.

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Short name Periwinkle (3 Ltr)
Sub title Vinca minor 'Atropurpurea'
Aspect Any
Awards RHS Award of Garden Merit
Brand Great Little Garden
British Grown Yes
Drainage Any
Drought Resistance Yes
Ease of Care Easy
Evergreen/Deciduous Evergreen
Exposure Any
Flowering Period Spring
Flower Colour Purple
Foliage colour Green
Fragrance Slight
Habit Mat forming
Hardiness Hardy
Maturity time 5 years
pH Any
Plant Size 3 litre pot
Plant Type Shrub
Height & Spread 15cm x 150cm
Pot size (Litres) 3L
Rate of growth Fast
Required maintenance Keep moist in first year. Cut back any unwanted growth in spring.
Season of Interest Summer
Soil Type Well drained
Sun or Shade Partial shade
Water Requirements None
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