Vinca minor

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Noun1.Vinca minor - widely cultivated as a groundcover for its dark green shiny leaves and usually blue-violet flowersVinca minor - widely cultivated as a groundcover for its dark green shiny leaves and usually blue-violet flowers
periwinkle - chiefly trailing poisonous plants with blue flowers
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Originally from across Europe and Russia, the lesser periwinkle has evolved in recent years into a considerable number of worthy hybrids.
THE evergreen lesser periwinkle, Vinca minor, forms a ground-hugging mat of glossy green leaves and violet-blue flowers.
Lesser periwinkle, Vinca minor, was used together with roses and myrtle, Myrtus communis, in wreaths and garlands, especially for weddings.