Flowering Vines For Zone 6

Flowering Vines For Zone 6

Periwinkle Vines
Botanical Latin Name: Vinca. 
Common Name: Periwinkle or Myrtle. 
Sun Exposure: Prefers sun but grows well in the shade. 
Hardiness Zones: Flowering Vines For Zone 6. A European species cultivated in North America, China, New Zealand, and South America. 
Mature Height: Up to 100 cm. 
Spread: Low ground covering vines. 
Spacing: Transplant to six inches apart for carpet effect in garden. 
Growth Rate: Rapid growth. Considered an invasive species in some regions for the same reason is used as a ground cover in many gardens. 
Flowering Time: From March to June. 
Flower Color: Light Purplish Blue, Pink, Red, and White. 
Soil Requirements: Prefers dry soil. 
Pruning: Fast growing and can be propagated by letting cuttings take root or by separation at the root source. 
Flower Form: A trailing, low creeping vine with glossy dark leaves. Flowers are light purplish blue, red, or white. Usually five petals form together in the shape of a tube or funnel. The fruit is in the form of a follicle. The plant is considered a poisonous herb with some medicinal uses.

Flowering Vines For Zone 6