Vinca is an evergreen to semi-evergreen, trailing vine that reaches length up to 3 feet. The stems are slender, somewhat woody and green in color. The opposite, glossy leaves are approximately 1 inch long and narrowly elliptical in shape. Some varieties have variegated leaf colors.
|Flowers are violet to blue (possibly white) in color, 1 inch wide, and 5-petaled. It is still commonly used as an ornamental ground cover.|
|Botanical Name:||Vinca Minor – Common Periwinkle|
|Exposure:||Partial sun to full shade|
|Hardiness Zone:||3 – 8|
|Bloom Time:||Late March and April|