Vinca Minor Illumination

 

Vinca Minor Illumination. A very unique vigorous Vinca with foliage that is gold in the centre with green margins, matures to a cream colour. The stems add colour as they mature, turning pinkish-red. Blue flowers contrast nicely with the foliage and appear in spring and then throughout the season. No known pest or disease problems.

 

 

Plant in Full sun / partial shade, Hardy.

 

General Shrub Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • If the Shrub is being planted in a lawn remove a circle of turf.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding a bucketful of planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Position used. Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the Shrub and area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until Shrub is established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.