• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full shade to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Fast, vine-like growth; reaches 4 to 6 in. tall, spreading indefinitely.
    Key Feature:
    Deer Resistant Groundcover
    Blooms:
    Late Spring through Summer
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:VING-ka MI-nor
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Growth habit:Spreading
    Growth rate:Fast
    Average landscape size:Fast, vine-like growth; reaches 4 to 6 in. tall, spreading indefinitely.
    Special features:Easy Care, Fast Growing, Waterwise
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Late Spring through Summer
    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); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Brunnera (Brunnera)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Highly adaptable; prefers enriched, neutral to slightly acidic, well-drained soil. Provide some shade in hot southern areas. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency, once established. Space 4 to 5 ft. apart as groundcover. Control weeds with mulch until plants fill in.Pruning time: early spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Shade
    Full shade to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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