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4.7 ⭐ Rating | 🚚 London Zones 1-4 | 💸 Free Delivery Over £50
⭐ Rated 4.7 | 🚚 London Zones 1-4 | 💸 Free Delivery Over £50

Botanical Name: Vinca Minor 'Ralph Shugert'

Vinca Minor - Lesser Periwinkle 'Ralph Shugert'

Original price £13.99 - Original price £13.99
Original price
£13.99 - £13.99
Current price £13.99

Why we love it

Fancy some relaxing purple hues in your container display?

  • Perfect to plant now: all our plants are perfect to plant now and we select perennials, so they'll live on year after year
  • Very low maintenance: she's perfectly happy in any light condition, making for an easy job when it comes to finding a home for her!
  • Flowing beauty: enjoy stunningly vibrant, purple flowers, cascading from lush green foliage edged in an elegant cream colour
  • Contrast & texture: she'll create contrast and texture in any display as she flows over the edge of the pot!
  • Wildlife-friendly: she attracts butterflies, birds, bees and plenty of other pollinators to your outdoor space!

Pot Size: 2L


Plant: height 20 cm x spread 30 cm

Nursery Pot: height 13 cm x diameter 17 cm


What our customers are saying...

I highly recommend to anyone who loves nature and may be stuck in a flat in the city

Nikhil, London

Lovely products and excellent service

Caitlin, London

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Vinca Minor - Lesser Periwinkle 'Ralph Shugert' likes

Vinca Minor - Lesser Periwinkle 'Ralph Shugert' likes

🌞 Light
Full shade, Full sun, Partial shade

💦 Water
Low, Average

📐 Height & Spread
20 cm & 30 cm

🌵 Compost-type




Full shade, Full sun, Partial shade


North-facing, East-facing, South-facing, West-facing

Fully grown

0.5-1 metres


Flexible with their delivery times, plant arrived in immaculate condition

George G., London

Brilliant service, and the plant arrived in great condition (and as impressive as pictured)

Peter S., London



📆 Season of interest:
Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter

🌷 Flowering time:
April, May, June, July, August, September

🌸 Flower colour:

🌿 Foliage:


🍂 Foliage colour:
Green, White

Bee friendly?


Wildlife friendly?

Bees, Butterflies, Birds

Pet safe?
Baby safe?



Vinca minor is native to southern Switzerland, the regions southward towards the Mediterranean basin, from Portugal to Turkey, and across most of north Africa. It has also been introduced in the US as a medicinal herb, as well as ornamental ground cover.



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