Vinca major
GREATER PERIWINKLE, BLUE BUTTONS
Apocynaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 9-11

Sunlight: warm low sun to shade

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: moderate wind, second line salt wind, light frost
0.3m
Plant habit
 
1m

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Pruning: Tip prune regularly from a young age for density. Remove any unwanted growth at any time.

 
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Vinca major
GREATER PERIWINKLE, BLUE BUTTONS
Apocynaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 9-11

Sunlight: warm low sun to shade

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: moderate wind, second line salt wind, light frost
0.3m
Plant habit
 
1m

FEATURES

Flowers: blue

Flowering Time: early spring to late spring


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical, mediterranean, coastal & cottage designs

Uses: hanging basket, groundcovers, spillover, soil binding, poolside

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: deer resistant



HAZARDS

Weed Potential: yes






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