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Common Name: Large Periwinkle

Species Name: Vinca major

Family Name: Apocynaceae





Plant Facts  
Origin Europe
Sun Preference Shade
Susceptibility Canker, blight, leaf spot, stem lesions, cucumber mosaic virus and root rot



ID Characteristics

  • Leaf and Stem Characteristics
    • Plant Height: 1-foot height
    • Leaves: Simple, opposite, evergreen, ovate to lanceolate, 1-3 inches long, often cordate



Soil Preference Well-drained
USDA Cold Hardiness Zone 6
Notes Not as cold hardy as Vinca minor


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