• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full shade to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Best with regular watering. Once established, tolerates mild drought.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Fast, vine-like growth to 4 - 6 inches tall, spread indefinite.
    Key Feature:
    Ground Cover
    Blooms:
    Spring
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:VING-ka MI-nor
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Growth rate:Fast
    Average landscape size:Fast, vine-like growth to 4 - 6 inches tall, spread indefinite.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Spring
    Flower color:Blue
    Flower attributesShowy Flowers
    Garden styleCottage
    Design IdeasUse this shady groundcover for those hard-to-plant spots--its evergreen trailing stems will look fine year-round. It makes a good groundcover for shrub plantings.
    Companion PlantsJapanese Spurge (Pachysandra); Hosta (Hosta); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Brunnera (Brunnera); Lungwort (Pulmonaria)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Takes mild drought, but blooms more prolifically with periodic deep watering. As a groundcover, space plants 5 ft. apart, (closer for faster coverage). Control weeds with mulch until the plants cover the area.Pruning time: early spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Shade
    Full shade to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Best with regular watering. Once established, tolerates mild drought.