Bowles' Common Periwinkle
Vinca minor 'Bowles'
Filtered sun, Full shade, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||VING-ka MI-nor|
|Average Size at Maturity||Fast, vine-like growth; reaches 4 to 6 in. tall, spreading indefinitely.|
|Bloom Time||Late Spring through Summer|
|Design Ideas||Use 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.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Firewise, Very Wet Areas, Woodland Garden, Dry Shade, Urban Garden, Ground Cover|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Full shade, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Clump Forming, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Naturalizes Well, Shade Loving, Waterwise, Fast Growing|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Japanese Spurge (Pachysandra); Hosta (Hosta); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Brunnera (Brunnera)|
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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-10