Vinca Minor Varieties?

Answer Vinca minor, commonly referred to as periwinkle, is a semi-evergreen to evergreen vining shrub that is found throughout North America. Vinca minor is considered an invasive plant, particularly on f... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Vinca Minor Varieties

What is vinca minor?

Vinca minor, also known as periwinkle or creeping myrtle, is a low-lying, short evergreen that grows 4 to 6 inches tall. The plant prefers partial sun to full shade and thrives in rich, well-draine... Read More »

How do I grow vinca minor?

PreparationPurchase small vinca minor plants at a garden shop or nursery. Plant vinca on a cool, overcast day any time after frost danger has passed. Choose a spot for the vinca minor where the pla... Read More »

How do I kill vinca minor?

Manual and Mechanical ControlDig out vinca minor (common periwinkle) plants by hand, or use a rake to lift the plants' runners and then mow them close to the soil. Discard the plant debris. If new ... Read More »

How to Keep a Vinca Minor Contained?

Vinca minor is the botanical name for what is more commonly called creeping myrtle, periwinkle or simply vinca. It is a low-growing ground cover that reaches mature heights of only 6 inches. Each p... Read More »