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Purchase our Hardy Vines for Zone 5 from Tn Nursery

The Vinca minor Vine is a type of plant with bright purple blooms. It originated in the central and southern regions of Europe in an area stretching from Portugal north to the Baltics and in southwestern sections of Asia. It has over the centuries been spread to hardy growing zones worldwide and can be found in the United States in 45 of the fifty states. The Vinca Minor Vine differs from the Vinca Major primarily regarding size, having more substantial plant parts, flowers, and giant leaves.

Americans seldom refer to Vinca Minor Vine by its proper name, sometimes calling the plant the small or common periwinkle, but more commonly, Americans call it The Creeping Myrtle. Referring to it as a myrtle is botanically incorrect, because technically myrtles belong to an entirely different species from the Vinca Minor. In Europe and elsewhere, the Vinca Minor Vine is usually referred to as the Dwarf Periwinkle.

Vines for Zone 5 sometimes produce showy flowers all summer long.

In many respects, the Vinca Minor Vine resembles a vine that crawls along the ground. It puts down roots along its path, creating large colonies of plants that can cover a wide area. Found primarily in woodland settings, the leaves and offshoots can be more than a foot high, but the plant rarely entwines other plants or climbs rocks, trees, or other plants. The leaves are glossy and dark and usually no more significant than an inch long.

The Vinca Minor Vine flowers primarily in the spring but will still produce flowers through the summer and even into the fall season. The flowers are famously violet or bright purple, although specially cultivated versions are a paler purple or even white. However, it is so well known for its natural purple blooms that the color name called “periwinkle” originates with the plant. Follicles of an inch long that are filled with numerous seeds comprise the reproductive fruit of the plant.

Vines for Zone 5 are famous for the way they suppress weed growth and cover the ground.

Because it covers the ground and its dense growth, Vinca Minor Vine is excellent for a lush green groundcover for gardens and areas where the goal is to suppress weed growth. It can produce flowers in the spring, summer, and fall and is easy to grow to make it very popular. However, the plant is hard to eradicate once established, so you should not undertake cultivation lightly.

However, suppose you are looking for an excellent plant for a lush green groundcover while still suitable for cultivating in hardy growing zones, as well as a plant that flowers throughout three of the four seasons. In that case, Vinca Minor Vine is a wise choice.

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