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Vinca minor alba Peri White

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Wantirna
B9
Size: 14cm
Available: 51
$/Unit (EX GST): $7.88 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $8.66 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Vinca minor alba Peri White White Dwarf Periwinkle, Lesser Periwinkle,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Groundcovers Dense, Prostrate, Spreading

Description:
Evergreen, low-growing, perennial, groundcover with dense green, spreading foliage. From Spring and throughout the year masses of white star-like flowers appear. A great hardy ground cover that continually spreads. As the arching stems make contact with the soil they set roots, so best to ensure that the plant is confined to your property and it doesn't escape. Ideal for a shady areas and under story plantings.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
15-30cm 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Any, Full Sun, Semi Shade, Shade Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Embankment, Feature, Formal Garden, Groundcover, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Rockery, Shady Garden, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Prefers a part-shade position in a well-drained soil with added compost, but will adapt to most conditions. Give a light prune after flowering to keep to desired shape and avoid it escaping. For best results water regularly.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Apocynaceae Europe

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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