Register with us or sign in
Vinca major or periwinkle is a pretty, low-growing plant often with pale blue flowers that is used as a ground cover plant because of its mat-forming properties. However, it can be very invasive, and will rapidly spread around the garden
Yes, in the wrong place, it's a nightmare. But it's invaluable in one part of my garden - a north-facing 'bed' under two conifers - where nothing else will grow! How can I get rid of violets? I let a few grow because my wife likes the colours and now they are everywhere. The roo...
it would be suitable there. Periwinkles do very well, even the variegated variety. I've seen them thrive in really poor subsoil and rubble with no sun to speak of. Good luck!
the surface of the remaining bare patches . Has any one got any ideas? Vinca/periwinkle might be worth a try
on removing weedsSpeedwellVinca or periwinkleBramblesHairy bitter cress