This looks great in flower box underneath the window. I get a lot of compliments.
These are so remarkable. Got a lot of compliments on them. Very easy to grow and care for.
The blooms on this plant are very unique and beautiful. Looks great in my gardens!
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Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.
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Periwinkle Plants - Vinca Minor | Major For Sale Affordable Grower Direct Prices Tennessee Wholesale Nursery
Both varieties belong to the family 'Apocynaceae.' Commonly known as 'vinca' or 'periwinkle', the scrambling, trailing vines of these plants spread and form dense masses.
As the names suggest - major is larger than minor. The primary difference is that the leaves of major are slightly broader, larger, or heart shaped, while those of minor are smaller and lance-shaped.
Buy Fast Growing Vinca Minor - Lesser Periwinkle, Creeping Myrtle
Commonly used used as groundcovers, they root wherever they touch the ground. As such, they spread rapidly and easily. Non-climbing, the plants form extensive mats, and thier small eye-catching purple-blue periwinkle flowers can enhance the beauty of a garden in spring and early summer.
A Super easy plant to grow and thrive and free from most genetic diseases or pests. It's not too picky about the soil it's in, but will do best with well-drained, moist soil. It's ease of cultivation and tendency to spread make it popular as a low-maintenance groundcover. Just remember that it's also challenging to remove after planting. It will usually require cutting and application of chemicals to its roots to stop it from coming back. Semi-evergreen in some locations.
Affordable Vinca Major For Every Landscape
Vinca major, with the common names bigleaf periwinkle, large periwinkle, greater periwinkle and blue periwinkle, can bloom from spring thru autumn; making it a favorite because of its extended visibility. It blooms repeatedly, so getting a chance to view this beautiful species will often be during the year.
Visually it is recognized by its long creeping glossy leaved vines and beautiful blue or purple flowers. Greater periwinkles can spread along grass beds indefinitely with a density of 2 - 5 meters across; it can grow as tall as 25 - 70 cm in height. Greater Periwinkle is excellent for curb appeal in spring or cold seasons. It is also famous because it is easy to plant. The only requirements needed for Greater Periwinkle is moist soil. Evergreen to semi-evergreen vines, somewhat woody.
Greater Periwinkle is also known for containing compounds within it to battle cancer.
The Periwinkle Plant: an Excellent Ground Cover
The Periwinkle Plant (Vinca minor) enjoys widespread popularity today as a ground cover in Zones 4 through 11. This annual produces a multitude of tiny, colorful blossoms with five petals in the springtime. Different varieties create festive landscapes of bright blue, pink, white, or purple. In warmer locations, the plant reproduces vigorously every year (so it only requires a single planting). Some varieties of the Periwinkle Plant such as Catharanthus roseus also thrive as indoor potted plants.
Prevent Soil Erosion
Consider planting the Periwinkle Plant to help control soil erosion on hillsides or steep slopes where mowing proves challenging. This small plant reportedly creeps across steep ground, where it eventually forms a thick mat of vegetation that helps control weeds and barren patches of earth.
The Periwinkle Plant provides excellent garden edging since it reaches a maximum height of around 8 inches. Some varieties offer drought tolerance. The plant reportedly prefers well-drained soils, but it will tolerate variable conditions. It offers the advantage of adjusting well to beating sunlight.
Periwinkle seeds resemble carrot seeds: they appear very tiny indeed! Many gardeners sow them in early Spring by sprinkling them over a receptive damp surface. The seeds of this beautiful flower germinate within three weeks when temperatures reach around 65 degrees Fahrenheit.