Vinca minor 'Atropurpurea'
0(Periwinkle) A reliable and robust evergreen ground cover plant with glossy green leaves and handsome dark purple flowers in Spring or Summer.
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Vinca minor 'Atropurpurea' is a superb ground cover plant. It is evergreen with glossy green leaves through the year and masses of small but vivid, dark purple flowers in Spring and Summer.
Suitable for most soils and sun or shade. Can also be grown in a large container where it will gradually trail down over the sides. Can be planted in large numbers as ground cover for a sizable area.
- Position: Full sun or partial shade.
- Soil: Most fertile soils. Not fussy but Vinca minor 'Atropurpurea' dislikes very wet, boggy soils.
- Hardiness: Hardy.
- Flowering Period: April - August.
- Rate of Growth: Moderate.
- Habit: Vinca minor 'Atropurpurea' is a spreading ground cover plant.
- Height: up to 15 - 30 cm (under 1 ft)
- Spread: up to 120 - 150 cm (4 - 5 ft) per plant in time
- How Much Sun
- Full Sun, Light Shade
- Eventual Size
- Ground Cover
- Growing Conditions
- Soil: Damp/Wet, Soil: Acid, Soil: Alkaline, Soil: Dry/Sandy, Soil: Not Fussy, Site: Coastal Areas
- Special Features
- Evergreen, Flowers in Summer, Suitable for Containers, Flowers in Spring