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Vinca minor f. alba 'Gertrude Jekyll'

Gertrude Jekyll Periwinkle, Small White Periwinkle

Main interest:
white flower, less invasive than other periwinkle varieties, evergreen foliage
full sun to full shade
Soil humidity:
moist soil; well drained
Growth type:
slow running
Flower colour:
Flowering period:
April to June
USDA Hardiness:
zone 4a: -34.5 °C (-30 °F) View Zone Map
Mature height & width (max.):
height: 4 in (10 cm) width: 3 ft (0.9 m)
groundcover, under planting shrubs and woodland gardens, border edging, banks and slopes, container

Vinca minor f. alba 'Gertrude Jekyll' is a versatile plant. Use it in mixed borders, in containers, as groundcover, and it is excellent for suppressing weeds. The glossy evergreen leaves are the backdrop in the summer for the brilliant white flowers. This small white periwinkle selection is more compact than other varieties, it's perfect where space is limited.

Please use availability information as a guide only. The weather is a fickle thing, and impacts when our plants are actually available for shipping. Please be aware that we are not answering emails regarding plants availability. The best advice we can give you is to check back once in a while, choose a size option and check the current stock.


Ships ON, QC, NB, PE, NS

Also known as: Lesser Periwinkle, Creeping Myrtle, Dwarf Periwinkle, Running Myrtle, Common Periwinkle

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