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botanical name:
Vinca major 'Wojo's Gem'
Vinca major 'Wojo's Gem' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Greater periwinkle
synonyms:  Vinca major 'Wojo's Jem'
family:  Apocynaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, ground-cover
height: 0.30m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: semi-prostrate
leaf colour: yellow & green
flower colour: violet
stem/bark: red & green
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade, shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
Pinkish red tinged stems and glossy dark green leaves with large central splashes of creamy yellow. Large, lilac-blue flowers in spring.

Will grow in most soils and situations. Flowers best in sun. Less hardy than the species. May become invasive.
Can be cut back hard in early spring.

By division or semi-ripe cuttings.

other notes:
Bred by Wojciechowski
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