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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2 PERIWINKLE (VINCA MAJOR AND VINCA MINOR) Periwinkles are ground cover trailing shrubs which provide eye-catching winter foliage and early flower in shades of blue and white.
Available in two forms, the Vinca major variety of periwinkle has larger leaves, while Vinca minor leaves are about one-pound coin in size.
Available in two forms, the Vinca major variety has larger leaves, around the size of a two-pound coin, whilst Vinca minor's are a pound coin in size.
PERIWINKLE Vinca major and Vinca minor PERIWINKLES are ground cover trailing shrubs which provide eyecatching winter foliage and early flower in shades of blue and white.
Periwinkle (Vinca major and Vinca minor): Periwinkles are ground cover trailing shrubs which provide eye-catching winter foliage and early flower in shades of blue and white.
The beautiful blue vinca minor flowers right through until October (from March) and is brilliant for areas where nothing else will grow so definitely a great investment!
Beware, ground-cover plants like vinca minor and lowgrowing cotoneaster are invasive themselves.
The common periwinkle, Vinca minor, is fast growing and trouble free and will make a spreading evergreen blanket over bare soil in full sun, shade and semi-shaded areas.
As early as the late 1800s, Wilson (1895) noted Daucus carota and Glechoma hederacea were very common, Meliolotus officinale and Saponaria officinale were common, and Vinca minor was becoming common.
Vincas do a great job of knitting the soil together as they creep along and there are some lovely bloomers such as the Vinca minor Bowles variety, which will act as a fantastic weed suppressant.
- Extract of Vinca minor, improves the oxygen metabolism and its utilization by the red corpuscles, which allows the athletes more resistance and the transfer from the better results in the trainings to the records in the competitions.