The Plant Company

Bringing your garden to life

Contact

Telephone:
01403 740100

Email:
[email protected]

The Plant Company
Coolham Road
West Chiltington
Pulborough
West Sussex
RH20 2LH

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Opening times:
Monday-Friday, 9:00-17:30


 

The Plants

Vinca minor 'Gertrude Jekyll'

greater periwinkle

Photo of Vinca minor 'Gertrude Jekyll'

£7.99

A fast-spreading, ground-cover plant with dark green variegated leaves and mid-blue flowers on arching shoots, from April to September.

Type

  • Shrubs
  • Plants on a budget

Foliage: Evergreen

Hardiness: Hardy

Vigour: Fast growing

Uses

  • Beds and borders
  • Cottage style garden
  • Slopes/banks
  • Woodland area

Special features

  • Low maintenance
  • Drought tolerant
  • Evergreen
  • Ground cover

Care instructions

Grow in any soil in full sun, partial or full shade. Can become invasive. Control growth by cutting back any unwanted shoots in spring.

Dimensions

Size: Small

Pot size: 2 litre

Height: 30cm

Spread: 30cm

Positions

  • Light shade
  • Sun
  • Shade

Aspects

  • South
  • East
  • West
  • North

Soil types

  • Sandy
  • Normal
  • Clay

Soil pH ranges

  • Acid
  • Neutral
  • Alkaline

Special conditions

  • Dry shade
  • Exposed