Vinca major

Big Periwinkle, Myrtle, Bigleaf Periwinkle, Greater Periwinkle, Large Periwinkle

Family: Apocynaceae Dogbane

Type Perennial
USDA Hardiness range 7A - 9A
Exposure Full shade to partial shade or partial sun
Bloom color Blue
Bloom time Early Spring to Early Summer
Water needs Moist
Landscape uses Border, container, erosion control, ground cover, massing, specimen
Height 12" to 18" / 30cm to 45cm
Spread 18" to 24" / 45cm to 60cm
Growth rate Fast
Persistence Evergreen
Leaf color Green
Fruit color n/a
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral, slightly alkaline
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Prostrate, spreading or horizontal
Attributes and features Attractive foilage, naturalizing