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botanical name:
Vinca minor 'Ralph Shugart'
Vinca minor 'Ralph Shugart' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Apocynaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, ground-cover
height: 0.15m
width: 0.90m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: prostrate
leaf colour: white & green
flower colour: violet
main season: All Year
aspect: full sun, part shade, shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -20°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
description:
Mat-forming, spreading by slender self-rooting, creeping stems. Good foliage with attractive variegated leaves, green edged creamy white. Freely produced bright violet-blue flowers in spring.
Similar to 'Argenteovariegata', and an improvement on it.

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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