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Vinca minor Illumination

Scientific Name : Vinca minor
Common Name : Myrtle
Hardiness Zone : 4a - 9b
Hardiness Degree : -10°F (-23°C)
Blooming Season : Spring, Early Spring
Plant Habit : Spreading, Trailing
Characteristics : Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Shade Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Frost Tolerant, Colorful/Attractive Foliage
Water : Light
Fertilizer : Once a month
Spacing : 10 - 16" (25 - 41cm)
Height : 4" (10cm)
Width : 24 - 36" (61 - 91cm)
Exposure : Sun, Shade
General Information : Blue flowers that appear in Spring contrast nicely with the gold-and-green foliage.
Idea & Tips : Performs best in sun or shade in moist but well-drained soils.
Best colors are observed in shade or part shade.
Grower Information : Popular, low-growing, evergreen groundcover has variegated foliage and small, light lavender-blue flowers in Spring.
Daylength : Vinca Bowles is grown primarily for its foliage and is not dependent upon daylength for optimum growth.
Propagation Information : Stick 2 cuttings per cell. Reduce and then eliminate mist as soon as possible. Pinch to improve branching.
Cool Treatment
Plant Maturity: Cold treatment is not required.
Plant Growth Regulators : Generally not needed.
Protection InformationPP12,132
(Flowering Only License)
Breeder : PlantHaven, Inc.
PlantHaven, Inc.
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    • Bloom Months:
      April to May

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