Vinca Major Plant

Vinca Major Plant. Ground cover herbaceous perennial perennial vine Light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and can.

Vinca minor CLIMBERS
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A plant that forms a dense mat of long running, hairless stems with roots at the nodes (department of conservation 1996). Ground cover herbaceous perennial perennial vine Light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and can.

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Vinca Minor Plant

Vinca Minor Plant. On the other hand, perennial vincas are also spreading plants, but you can classify them into vinca minor and vinca major. More so, vinca major has a mounding habit compared to vinca minor that only grows up to 6 inches.

18 Best Flowering Ground Cover Plants Balcony Garden Web
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The italian name for this plant is fiore di morte (flower of death). The stems root at the nodes as they go along the ground to form a dense carpet of lustrous foliage. In my opinion it should not be grown as it escapes private land, kills natives because it shrouds the ground and is a harbour for wasp nests below.

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