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  • lesser periwinkle
  • Eventual height: 0.15m
  • Eventual spread: 0.9m

Vinca minor 'Illumination'

lesser periwinkle

5 year guarantee
9cm pot £6.99
9cm pot £6.99
  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: any but very dry soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: April to September
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Marvellous, mid-blue flowers from April to September and glossy, golden leaves with dark-green margins. This striking, variegated, evergreen plant is excellent groundcover for a small, sunny border. Introduced in 2001, the trailing stems are ideal for softening hard landscaping or for spilling over the edges of a hanging basket.

  • Garden care: To prevent the plant from becoming invasive cut back any unwanted shoots in spring.