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Vinca major/Vinca

Vinca major / Vinca major
Ground cover of green foliage with blue flowers in spring
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Ground cover of green foliage with blue flowers in spring

Ground cover with blue flowers

Border planting

Bed of trailing vinca

Foliage and blue flowers

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Scientific Name: Vinca major
Common Name: Vinca
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: Blue
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Shade, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Wet,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Deer Resistant-Tolerant Plants
Ground covers
Comments: This is a popular ground cover that produces evergreen foliage and bright blue flowers. It grows well in shade to partial sunlight. Periodically plants need to be clipped back as a grooming practice to keep plantings tidy and rejuvenated. Plantings respond favorably to an annual application of fertilizer. Remove heavy leaves from plantings growing under trees.