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Groundcover and Vines – Vinca

  • Vinca 

Botanical name: vinca minor 

Beginner friendly?: no

Average size at maturity: up to 18 inches in height and in width 

Bloom time:  late spring through the summer 

Hardy zone:  zones 8 – 11

Flower color: blue, white, pink, purple

Foliage color:  green

Growth rate: can reach mature size in a single growing season

Pruning instructions:  trim to maintain size or shape as needed 

Propagation methods: cut a stem just below a node and place in water until roots start to emerge

Landscape use:  can be used as edging, boarders, or groundcover 

Light needs: can tolerate full shade or partial shade 

Special features:  medical benefits 

Watering instructions:  water when the top 2 inches of soil have dried from the last watering 

Fertilizing instructions : 

Best time to plant: early spring 

Best type of soil: adapts to all kinds of soil 

Companion plants: marigolds, angelonia, zinnias

Toxicity level: non-toxic for humans and pets 

Invasive species: no

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