Vinca minor f. alba ‘Gertrude Jekyll’
Small white periwinkle ‘Gertrude Jekyll’, Vinca minor ‘Gertrude Jekyll’
Variety or Cultivar
‘Gertrude Jekyll’ _ ‘Gertrude Jekyll’ is a mat-forming evergreen subshrub with small, ovate, dark green leaves and abundant white flowers from mid-spring into autumn.
RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
White in Spring; White in Summer; White in Autumn
Dark-green in All seasons
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Generally pest free
This plant can be invasive left unchecked.
Division, Semi-hardwood cuttings
Vinca minor f. alba ‘Gertrude Jekyll’ (Small white periwinkle ‘Gertrude Jekyll’)will reach a height of 0.1m and a spread of 1m after 5-10 years.
Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Underplanting
Easy to grow in all soils, except for very dry soils. Flowers best in full sun but also very useful for shady areas with reduced flowering.
Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Partial Shade, Full Shade, Full Sun
North, South, East, West