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  • lesser periwinkle (syn La Grave)
  • Eventual height: 0.2m
  • Eventual spread: 0.5m

Vinca minor 'Bowles's Variety'

lesser periwinkle (syn La Grave)

RHS award of garden merit £5.99
Pot size 9cm pot
9cm pot
2 + 1 FREE 9cm pots
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  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: any but very dry soil
  • Rate of growth: average to fast-growing
  • Flowering period: April to September
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Larger than average, salverform flowers form in the leaf axils of the slender stems. Their lavender-blue colouring mixes well with most shades of pink, purple and blue, while the plants prostrate habit will add structural diversity to ferns and hostas.

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