Propagation of Periwinkle Plant

mary_maxMay 23, 2009

I was wondering if you could tell me the procedure for propagating this plant and how difficult is it to propagate. Thanks so much.

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ncstockguy(Zone7 NC)

I've had good results just digging some up by the roots and transplanting them. I watered them a little the first few weeks and they took off. Have now spread to cover a large area, mostly shaded. I did the transplanting in mid spring.

    Bookmark   May 24, 2009 at 9:53AM
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mary_max

Thanks for your help! I just realized that leaves will fall all over where I planted the periwinkle..I normally let the leaves remain in the beds. But with the periwinkle will this be a problem. Will leaves kill the periwinkle during the cold winter months or will it be fine. Thanks so much.

    Bookmark   May 24, 2009 at 1:41PM
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token28001(zone7b NC)

I have periwinkle spreading through the woods around here/ If anything, the leaves protect it from the cold and makes it thrive. I wish fallen leaves killed it. I wish.

    Bookmark   May 24, 2009 at 9:53PM
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madrone(VancIsl BC)

Periwinkle is considered an invasive plant here. It roots very readily by layering. Once a stem touches the ground, it pulls roots!

    Bookmark   May 25, 2009 at 8:07AM
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