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'Illumination' Vinca minor

Exposure
  • Part Sun to Sun

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Flower Season
  • Spring
  • Summer
Mature Size
6" 18"
Height
3 - 6"
Spread
15 - 18"
  • Details

    Features

    Bright gold leaves edged in green with soft blue flowers

    Foliage Interest
    Deadheading Not Necessary
    Drought Tolerant
    Resists: 
    Deer

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Perennial
    Height Category: 
    Short
    Garden Height: 
    3 - 6 Inches
    Spacing: 
    15 - 18 Inches
    Spread: 
    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
  • 4 Reviews

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    • 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

      cindy h smith
      , Mississippi
      , United States
      , 9 years ago
    • This plant creates interesting contrast with Black Mando Grass in my container.

      Fan
      , Washington
      , United States
      , 9 years ago
    • Absolutely wonderful. Grew densely and long trailing. Color superior.

      Susan Jackson
      , Washington
      , United States
      , 9 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.

      Charlene Bayer
      , British Columbia
      , Canada
      , 9 years ago
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