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botanical name:
Vinca major 'Maculata'
Vinca major 'Maculata' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Greater periwinkle
synonyms:  Vinca major 'Surrey Marble'
family:  Apocynaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 0.20m
width: 0.90m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: semi-prostrate
leaf colour: yellow & green
flower colour: blue
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade, shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
description:
Leaves are variegated with yellow-green centres. Large blue flowers from spring through to autumn.

cultivation:
Will grow in most soils and situations. Flowers best in sun. Can be cut back hard in early spring.

propagation:
By division or semi-ripe cuttings.

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