One of the best groundcovers for shade, displaying large, violet-blue, pinwheel-shaped flowers against glossy dark green leaves. Sun tolerant in cool northern zones. In hot summer areas, plant in dappled to deep shade. Good for use in firescaping. Evergreen in most climates.
Common Name: Bowles Periwinkle
Botanical Name: Vinca minor 'Bowles'
Watering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Botanical Pronunciation:VING-ka MI-nor
Plant type:Groundcover, Perennial
Average landscape size:Fast, vine-like growth; reaches 4 to 6 in. tall, spreading indefinitely.
Special features:Easy Care, Fast Growing, Waterwise
Blooms:Late Spring through Summer
Flower attributesShowy Flowers