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per·i·win·kle

(per'i-wing'kĕl),
Cathoranthus roseus formerly classified as Vinca rosea, Lochnera rosea, or Ammocallis rosea.
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Vinca minor L (lesser periwinkle) is a plant in the Apocynaceae family that is native to central and southern Europe and southwestern Asia, and is cultivated in the United States and other countries as a ground cover.
Vinca minor, an exotic vine used for landscaping through much of the eastern U.S., frequently invades forest habitats.
Low growing geraniums, pachysandra and vinca minor are all pretty trouble free and would grow easily under large shrubs, he says.
He says low-growing geraniums pachysandra and vinca minor are all pretty trouble-free and would grow easily under large shrubs.
Table 14-1 Estimate for Plant Materials Material Installation Total + 35 Quantity Unit Description (3) Cost (4) Cost (5) percent (6) (1) (2) 2 EA Acer platanoides, 5', B & B $ 35.00 $16.30 $138.51 1 EA Betula pendula, 6', B & B 31.90 23.48 74.76 4 EA Cornus florida, 4', B & B 45.00 13.80 317.52 15 EA Euonymus alatus, 18", BR 8.40 11.60 405.00 200 EA Vinca minor, 2" pots 1.05 0.50 418.50 Total for plant materials (7) $1,354.29 Estimate for Construction Materials Material Installation Total + 25 Quantity Unit Description (3) Cost (4) Cost (5) percent (6) (1) (2) 208 SY Crushed limestone paving, 4" thick, compacted on a compacted subgrade using a motor grader $ 7.00 $ 0.32 $1,903.20 90 SF Timber retaining wall with deadmen, inc.
Vinca minor (periwinkle) will carpet the ground as will most ivies, some geraniums (G.
These miniature bulbs are perfect for planting through low-growing ground covers such as ajuga, violets, Vinca minor and English ivy.
Low-growing plants that can be used for extra colour in containers include vinca minor; ajuga (bugle); heuchera; lamium (ornamental deadnettle) and ivy.
THE evergreen lesser periwinkle, Vinca minor, forms a ground-hugging mat of glossy green leaves and violet-blue flowers.
"It lets light underneath the shrub, while the heavier top growth casts shadows on a background such as concrete." Low-growing geraniums, pachysandra and vinca minor are all pretty trouble free and would grow easily under large shrubs, he says.
Lesser periwinkle, Vinca minor, was used together with roses and myrtle, Myrtus communis, in wreaths and garlands, especially for weddings.
High on my list of these horticultural heroes comes an extremely flexible friend, the lesser periwinkle, Vinca minor, an effective ground-cover plant and an attractive trailer for pots and hanging baskets.