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Periwinkle, Myrtle

Periwinkle, Myrtle
Vinca minor

Trailing groundcover with shiny evergreen foliage. For sun to dense shade. Blue flowers in early spring. 'Dart's Blue' tends to be more resistant to black stem rot than the species. Space 10–12 inches apart. Perennial. Hardy in Zone 4.



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