Vinca minor ‘Bowles’
One of the best groundcovers for shade, Monrovia® Common Periwinkle displays large, violet-blue, pinwheel-shaped flowers against glossy dark green leaves. Sun tolerant in cool northern zones. In hot summer areas, plant in dappled to deep shade. Good for use in firescaping. Evergreen in most climates.
Type: Zone 4-10
Light: Filtered sun, Full shade, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun.
Water: Water regularly – weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Size: Fast, vine-like growth; reaches 4 to 6 in. tall, spreading indefinitely.