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Common Name: Common Periwinkle      Latin Name: Vinca minor      Size: 0 (min) to 0 (max)
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Vinca minor
Origin: Europe and western Asia

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Category: Perennial
Family: Apocynaceae
Genus: Vinca
species: minor
Origin: Europe and western Asia
Size: 0 (min) to 0 (max)
Size Description: ground hugging evergreen vine
Characteristics: star rating Recommended star rating Winter Interest star rating Wet Soil Tolerant star rating Dry Soil Tolerant
Availability:star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingGood Availabilty
Deer Resistance: star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingGood ResistanceSee plants that are deer resistant.
Full Sun Tolerance:star ratingstar ratingLower Than Average Performance
Part Shade Tolerance:star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingGood PerformanceSee other plants that like part shade.
Deep Shade Tolerance:star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingPerforms WellSee other plants that like deep shade.
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Bloom history: (Recorded in Cincinnati, Ohio, unless otherwise noted)2/27/2017 until 3/12/2017 See other plants that bloom at this time.
3/13/2012 until 3/30/2012 See other plants that bloom at this time.
3/21/2011 until 3/31/2011 See other plants that bloom at this time.
3/18/2009 until 3/30/2009 See other plants that bloom at this time.
3/20/0 until 3/29/0 See other plants that bloom at this time.
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Location: Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens 3400 Vine Street Cincinnati OH 45220 [Latitude: 39.146652683333300 Longitude: -84.511158050000000] Specimen: 1126
Location: Location Captured with GPS Device [Latitude: 39.139818416666700 Longitude: -84.442303516666700] Specimen: 2384
Location: Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam (Amsterdam Botanical Gardens) Plantage middenlaan 2a Amsterdam, Netherlands [Latitude: 52.366554050000000 Longitude: 4.908078910000000] Specimen: 3837
Location: Jardin des Plantes, Paris, France 57 Rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France [Latitude: 48.843931410000000 Longitude: 2.363055750000000] Specimen: 4412
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Location: Paris, France
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: Spring 2014
Location: Milan, Italy Milan [Latitude: 45.529242120000000 Longitude: 9.186693700000000] Specimen: 6773
Location: Milan, Italy Milan [Latitude: 45.528935090000000 Longitude: 9.187158500000000] Specimen: 6774
Location: Milan, Italy Milan [Latitude: 45.528514870000000 Longitude: 9.187247220000000] Specimen: 6775
Location: Milan, Italy Milan [Latitude: 45.528487300000000 Longitude: 9.187336370000000] Specimen: 6776
Location: Dublin, Ireland [Latitude: 53.374091970000000 Longitude: -6.273432740000000] Specimen: 7973
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Location: Dublin, Ireland

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