Is vinca a perennial?

Answer Vinca (Catharanthus) is a summer flowering annual. This annual likes sunny, hot weather and produces blooms all season long. It is sometimes confused with the common periwinkle (Vinca minor) and th... Read More »

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Is vinca major a perennial or an annual?

In most zones through out the US, vinca major is a perennial, returning yearly to greet the arrival of spring with its blue-purple blossoms. It spreads and thrives except in the most extreme winte... Read More »

Can I Mow My Vinca Vine?

Vinca major and vinca minor, or greater and lesser periwinkle, are rapidly growing, spring-blooming ground covers. They have solid or variegated green leaves and blue, pinwheel-like blooms. Over ti... Read More »

Is Vinca Toxic?

The vinca plant is also known as the periwinkle or the running myrtle. This plant is a member of the Apocynaceae family and is commonly used as ground covering. While this plant produces lovely blo... Read More »

How Do I Care for Vinca?

Keep a layer of mulch around the base of the vinca plant to keep the soil moist and keep weeds away. Use granular or water-soluble fertilizer low in phosphorous such as 10-4-3 once a month accordin... Read More »