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botanical name:
Vinca minor 'Argenteovariegata'
Vinca minor 'Argenteovariegata' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Lesser Periwinkle
synonyms:  Vinca minor 'Variegata'
family:  Apocynaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, ground-cover
height: 0.15m
width: 0.90m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: prostrate
leaf colour: white & green
flower colour: violet
main season: All Year
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -35°C
USDA zone: 4 to 9
description:
Mat forming evergreen with trailing stems. Leaves are green variegated with creamy white. Pale violet-blue flowers from April to June and then intermittently through summer. Not as robust or vigorous as the green leaved forms.

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.

other notes:
RHS AGM

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