Plant-Doctor Trouble With Vinca Plants?

Answer Vinca minor, more commonly known as the periwinkle or ground myrtle, is a perennial evergreen plant commonly used as a ground cover in ornamental plantings. Vinca minor is susceptible to a serious... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Plant-Doctor Trouble With Vinca Plants

What eats vinca plants?

The vinca is a sturdy and generally pest-resistant perennial ground cover. The only pests known to bother vinca are aphids, though it is not very common. Even rabbits and deer do not like to eat vi... Read More »

How to Plant Vinca Major?

Vinca major--also called bigleaf periwinkle--is a fast-growing perennial vine that features heart-shaped evergreen leaves and violet flowers that bloom from April to June. It is often confused wit... Read More »

Variegated Vinca Plant?

First brought to the United States in the 1700s from Europe, vinca, including the variegated vinca plant (also called periwinkle), is often planted as a popular landscaping ground cover. A showy fo... Read More »

Is there a drug made from Vinca minor or the periwinkle plant?

Periwinkle, or Vinca minor, has been used historically for several medical purposes. Periwinkle is a known astringent, and has also been used to treat minor cuts or insects bites, menstrual flow an... Read More »