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Vinca minor 'Ralph Shugert'Lesser Periwinkle

Hardy Shrub

What is Hardy Shrub?
Woody plant, usually having a permanent framework of branches.
Capable of withstanding outdoor winter temperatures down to -15C.

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Awarded an RHS Award of Garden Merit

Variegated leaves make an attractive background for the large violet blooms

Superb evergreen ground cover

Thriving in virtually any garden position

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Please note: This product cannot be delivered outside the United Kingdom.

Height Up to 20cm (7.9in)
Spread Up to 60cm (23.6in)

Hardy Shrub

ground covercottage gardensalpine & rockerylow maintenance gardenwoodland garden

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Description
Variegated leaves with dainty yellow margins make an attractive background for the large violet blooms of this Lesser Periwinkle. The creeping stems spread quickly to create superb evergreen groundcover. Vinca minor 'Ralph Shugert' is tough and resilient, thriving in virtually any garden position, from full sun to those tricky shaded spots beneath trees and shrubs. This RHS AGM variety is a colourful, low maintenance hardy shrub for rockeries, woodlands and cottage garden borders. Height: 20cm (8”) Spread: 60cm (24”).

Plant height and spread is seasonal therefore we list by pot size rather than a defined plant size. The height and spread of the plant delivered will vary depending on the season, meaning arrival images are an indication only.


2 x 7.5 litre potted vinca plants (TKA0772)
3 x 3 litre potted vinca plants (T80529P)
2 x 3 litre potted vinca plants (T80528P)
1 x 7.5 litre potted vinca plant (KA0771)
1 x 3 litre potted vinca plant (80344)
1 x 9cm potted vinca plant (79115)

How to Grow
Grow Vinca plants in borders outdoors in any moist, well drained soil. Periwinkle is a particularly tough plant, and will thrive in any garden position, provided that the soil isn’t dry.
More Info
Feed and water Vinca plants regularly throughout the growing season while young plants become established. Once established Vinca plants require only occasional attention. Pruning Periwinkle is best undertaken in spring when they can be cut back hard to restrict their growth. Caution: harmful if eaten.
Delivery

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £5.99.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £6.99 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.

Please see our Delivery page for further details, and more information on different charges that may apply to certain destinations.

For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.

Thompson & Morgan strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. Sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this, so regretfully we are unable to ship live plants to the following areas: HS, IV41-IV49, IV51, IV55-56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3

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