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Jeepers Creepers® are durable perennial plants.
Their low spreading habit makes them ideal for use as a groundcover, lawn substitute, pathway or edging plant. If you select varieties rated hardy to your region, then they should come back each year.


 
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VINCA minor Atropurpurea
Red Periwinkle VINCA minor atropurpurea

VINCA minor Atropurpurea

Item Id: Common Name: Red/Purple Periwinkle
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Number of plant trays
Half Tray = 24 plants $66
1 Full Tray = 48 plants $110
2 Full Trays = 96 plants $188
3 Full Trays = 144 plants $270
4 Full Trays = 192 plants $344
6 Full Trays = 288 plants $498
8 Trays = 384 plants $648
10 Full Trays = 480 plants $790
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Description
Red/Purple Periwinkle VINCA minor Atropurpurea
 
Also known as Myrtle, and an extremely popular evergreen groundcover. This less common selection forms a dense mat of glossy dark green leaves, studded with deep wine-purple flowers in spring. Very shade tolerant, the leaves will sometimes scorch in too much sun. Tolerates dry shade once plants are established.
 
Stems root into the ground readily, and the new plants that form may be easily moved to a new location in spring or early fall. Mowing the patch low after blooming every couple of years will help to keep it thick. Plant 4 to 10 plants per square yard
Plant Conditions

Sun Exposure

Soil Type

Soil pH

Soil Moisture

Care Level

Foot Traffic

Rate of Spread

Partial Shade
Full Shade
 Normal
  Sandy
Clay

 Acid
  Alkaline
  Neutral

 Average
Dry 
Moist

Easy

Moderate

Medium

Plant Appearance

Flower Color

Blooming Time

Foliage Color

Plant Uses

Flower Head Size

Height

Spread

Purple

Early Spring
 Early Summer
Late Spring 
 Mid Spring
 Deep
Green
 Lawn Substitute
  Containers
  Deer Resistant   
Drought Tolerant 

Very Small

 10-15 cm
   4-6 inches

 45-60 cm
   18-23 inches

  • Zone 3 to Zone 9
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