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Vinca minor 'Bowles'

BOWLES VINCA

Buy Bowles Vinca online. Excellent ground cover for shady areas. Large deep blue flowers late spring thru summer contrast well against dark green glossy foliage.

Height:

6-12 Inches

Spread:

6-12 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

4-8

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
  • Root Rot - Moderate Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - Moderate Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - Moderate Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Blue
  • Light Blue
Flower Type*
  • Single Blooming
Growth Habit*
  • Prostrate Growing/Groundcover
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Green
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Color Winter*
  • Green
  • Dark Green
Leaf Type*
  • Evergreen
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
Plant Type*
  • Perennial
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Low Water Use
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Moist
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Average
  • Well-Drained
  • Prefers Low pH (Acidic Soils)
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Year-Round
  • Winter
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Spring
  • Spring Flowering
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Dappled Shade in Southern States
  • Prefers Morning Sun Only in Northern States
Uses*
  • Mass Planting
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Border Plant
  • Under Power Lines
  • Groundcover
  • Accent Plant
  • Understory Planting
  • Erosion Control
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Vinca is easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

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