Ralph Shugert Periwinkle

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The Periwinkle, Vinca minor 'Ralph Shugert', produces dark, glossy green, and white margined foliage which gives it the variegated appearance. Periwinkle is also known as myrtle.

The deep lilac flowers are numerous, larger than the species, and appear in both spring and fall. It is an excellent groundcover for flower beds and it forms a dense weed suppressing cover.

It grows to 6 inches and spreads to cover a large area. This plant prefers shade in zones 7-8 and they must have shade in zone 9.

The Ralph Shugert vinca will handle full sun in zones 4-6 with adequate water. Vinca is virtually carefree!

Periwinkle is the most popular evergreen ground cover. Periwinkle can be mowed after blooming to help keep the ground cover thick and weed resistant.

* Excellent container plant
* Evergreen
* Deer Resistant
* Fast Growing 

PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Ralph Shugert Periwinkle Is Suited to Grow in Zones 4-9
Growing Zones 4-9
More Information
Brand Nature Hills Nursery
Botanical Name Vinca minor 'Ralph Shugert'
Foliage Variegated
Mature Height 3--6 inches
Mature Spread 1-2 feet
Soil Type Average