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botanical name:
Vinca difformis
Vinca difformis © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Intermediate Periwinkle
family:  Apocynaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, ground-cover
height: 0.30m
width: 0.90m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: semi-prostrate
leaf colour: green
flower colour: light blue
stem/bark: green
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -12°C
USDA zone: 8 to 9
description:
Spreading evergreen subshrub with self-rooting stems of ovate, glossy deep green leaves. Upright shoots carry pale blue flowers in early and mid spring.

cultivation:
Will grow in most soils and situations. Flowers best in sun. May become invasive.

propagation:
By division or semi-ripe cuttings.

other notes:
Native to South-West Europe and North Africa.

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