Plant ID Please

suzannie41(PA-Zn 6)April 21, 2007

I've seen this vine-type flower growing in the Madera Canyon of Arizona. Anyone know what it is?

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ww1969

Vinca major, the Common Periwinkle. NOT related to the bedding plant vinca that looks like an impatiens. PerennialGroundcover, trailing plant. Somewhat drought-tolerant when established, takes a wide range of conditions in stride. Looks best in partial shade. There is also a smaller-flowered/leafed version (Vinca minor) and a beautiful variegated-leafed type, 'Vinca major 'Variegata'

    Bookmark   April 22, 2007 at 11:27AM
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