Vinca minor ‘Ralph Shugert’
Lesser periwinkle ‘Ralph Shugert’ , Common periwinkle ‘Ralph Shugert’ , Myrtle ‘Ralph Shugert’ , Creeping myrtle ‘Ralph Shugert’
Variety or Cultivar
‘Ralph Shugert’ _ ‘Ralph Shugert’ is a prostrate, mat-forming evergreen perennial or subshrub bearing glossy, ovate, dark green leaves with white margins and bright violet-blue flowers from mid-spring to early autumn.
Blue, Violet in Spring; Violet, Blue in Summer; Violet, Blue in Autumn
Dark-green, White, Variegated in All seasons
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Pruning group 6
Division, Semi-hardwood cuttings
Vinca minor ‘Ralph Shugert’ (Lesser periwinkle ‘Ralph Shugert’ ) will reach a height of 0.2m and a spread of 1m after 5-10 years.
Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Underplanting, Wallside and trellises
Will do well in any soil so long as it is not very dry. Flowers best in sun but will tolerate shade. Can be invasive.
Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Moist but well-drained, Moisture-retentive, Well-drained
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Partial Shade, Full Shade, Full Sun
North, South, East, West