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'Illumination' Vinca minor

  • Hardy Zones
    • 4 - 10
  • Exposure
    • Part Sun to Sun
  • Season
    • Spring
    • Summer
  • Mature Size
    • 3 - 6 Inches
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'Illumination' Vinca minor

Part Sun to Sun 3 - 6

Features

Bright gold leaves edged in green with soft blue flowers

Foliage Interest
Deadheading Not Necessary
Drought Tolerant
Resists: 
Deer

Characteristics

Duration: 
Annual
Height Category: 
Short
Garden Height: 
3 - 6 Inches
Spacing: 
15 - 18 Inches
Flower Colors: 
Blue
Flower Shade: 
Blue-True
Foliage Colors: 
Yellow
Foliage Shade: 
Yellow
Habit: 
Trailing
Container Role: 
Spiller

Plant Needs

Light Requirement: 
Part Sun to Sun
Maintenance Category: 
Easy
Bloom Time: 
Grown for Foliage
Hardiness Zones: 
4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b, 10a, 10b
Water Category: 
Average
Uses: 
Container
Uses: 
Landscape
Uses Notes: 

Use in beds, hanging baskets, patio pots and window boxes

Maintenance Notes: 

Self-cleaning, no deadheading necessary.

'Illumination' Vinca minor USPP 12,132, Can 1,632

  • looked really good in a pot all year
    some dead foliage after extreme dry heat
    spreads slowly
    very low in habit, the lowest of evergreen trailing plants
    love the bright color

    Above Average Superior performance, among my favorites, would recommend to others.
    cindy h smith
    Mississippi
    United States
    4 years ago
  • This plant creates interesting contrast with Black Mando Grass in my container.

    Above Average Superior performance, among my favorites, would recommend to others.
    Fan
    Washington
    United States
    4 years ago
  • Absolutely wonderful. Grew densely and long trailing. Color superior.

    Outstanding My favorite plant, I recommend to others all the time and explain the reasons why I like it so much.
    Susan Jackson
    Washington
    United States
    4 years ago
  • I use this plant for hanging baskets, container pots on the deck as well as in the garden for a number of years now, and have not been disappointed with their performance.

    Above Average Superior performance, among my favorites, would recommend to others.
    Charlene Bayer
    British Columbia
    Canada
    4 years ago
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