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SKU: AM018252
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Creeping Myrtle or Periwinkle. This famous Vinca spreads to make great patches under trees. Blue flowers. (Vinca minor)
key features
Botanical Name
Vinca minor
Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Groundcover, Naturalizes, Erosion Control
Growing Zones
Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Soil Moisture
Dry, Average
Mature Height
4-6" tall
Mature Spread
Up to 18" wide
Bloom Time
Late spring to early summer


Vinca minor or Periwinkle is a favorite flowering groundcover, even in the coldest zones. It loves shade, so its perfect for ringing trees, making mowing easier. Short plants with small, glossy green leaves put on little flowers  in periwinkle blue. Its lovely.