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Vinca minor Atropurpurea

Vinca minor Atropurpurea

Vinca minor or Periwinkle is a strong ground covering plant, ideal for covering larger areas and as an edging ... read more

Vinca minor or lesser Periwinkle is a strong ground covering plant, ideal for covering larger areas and as an edging plant (around ponds). The variety Atropurpurea blooms with striking dep purple flowers

It’s a trouble-free plant that can be trimmed hard if needed.

Covers bare spots quickly


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Vinca minor Atropurpurea - 1 shrub

Vinca minor Atropurpurea - 1 shrub A09124 - Vinca minor Atropurpurea

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  • Pot size 9 cm
  • Delivery height including pot 25 cm
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Vinca minor Atropurpurea

Vinca minor or lesser Periwinkle is a strong ground covering plant, ideal for covering larger areas and as an edging plant (around ponds). The variety Atropurpurea blooms with striking dep purple flowers

It’s a trouble-free plant that can be trimmed hard if needed.

Details Vinca minor Atropurpurea

  • Covers bare spots quickly
  • Blooms: May - September
  • Flower colour: purple
  • Full grown: 1 Year
  • Full grown height: 10 - 25 cm
  • Full grown width: 10 - 25 cm
  • Plant location: partial sunny location
  • Plant depth: 10 cm
  • Plant spacing: 30 cm
  • Hardiness: -15 Celsius
  • Preferred soil: Well drained

How to take care of Vinca minor Atropurpurea

For best results soak the roots for approx. 2 hrs. before planting and water well after planting and for the next few weeks. Vinca minor Atropurpurea is reasonably drought-tolerant once established.

Vinca minor Atropurpurea vines require good drainage but any reasonable garden soil will do. Vinca minor Atropurpurea will thrive in a sunny or shaded position.

Add a general purpose fertilizer once or twice a season.

You can divide Vinca minor Atropurpurea plants or remove rooted side shoots in late autumn or winter. As a bonus, Vinca minor Atropurpurea vines are deer-resistant. Vinca minor Atropurpurea is rarely troubled by insects and disease.

Fungus problems may occur in humid or wet weather. If insect or disease problems occur, treat early with organic or chemical insect repellents and fungicide.

Remove any dead or dying foliage. The dead or dying foliage can be recognized from the browning or yellowing of the leaves and shriveling of the blooms.

Regular pruning helps to keep control of its growth, keeping it within the desired boundary.

Customer reviews

Margaret R., Glasgow

Plants were in very good condition and they arrived well packaged. I was pleased with both the prices and the delivery time.

      Excellent
11-11-2019

Reginald E., Leeds

Quick delivery,well packaged , healthy plants.Will use again.

     Excellent
09-11-2019

Susie C., Devon

The plants were delivered in a secure box and they were healthy and the soil hadn’t dried out. I was pleased with the quality of the plants I received.

      Excellent
08-11-2019

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