Illumination Dwarf Periwinkle
Vinca minor 'Illumination'
|Description||Evergreen perennial displays profusion of lilac blue flowers. Bold yellow and green margins that does not fade in shady situations and becomes more pronounced in older plants. Terrific groundcover for flower beds. Use on banks and steep slopes. Roots as it spreads. Evergreen.|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing 6 to 12 in. tall, spreading 30 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Waterwise|
|Flower Attributes||Showy Flowers|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Care||Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. As a groundcover, space plants 5 ft. apart, (closer for faster coverage). Control weeds with mulch until the plants cover the area.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9
Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 4
Good to grow!
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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.
Sargent's Landscape Nursery 7955 - 18th Ave. N.w.
Rochester, Minnesota 55901
Sargent's On 2nd-Landscape Nursery 1811 - 2nd St. S.w.
Rochester, Minnesota 55902
Custom Retaining Walls & Landscaping 2375 Sleeper Lane
Rochester, Minnesota 55906
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in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.
We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.