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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
description:
Pinkish red tinged stems and glossy dark green leaves with large central splashes of creamy yellow. Large, lilac-blue flowers in spring.

cultivation:
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.

propagation:
By division or semi-ripe cuttings.

other notes:
Bred by Wojciechowski

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