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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
Leaves are variegated with yellow-green centres. Large blue flowers from spring through to autumn.

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

By division or semi-ripe cuttings.

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