Evergreen - green oasis with bushy growth
Vinca minor is a popular evergreen groundcover. The foliage of the groundcover, Vinca minor Ralph Shugert is dark green with a narrow white margin and the large flowers are vivid, deep purple/blue. The variegated leaves with delicate white edges form an attractive background for the flowers of this evergreen. The creeping stems spread quickly and make an excellent evergreen groundcover. Vinca minor Ralph Shugert is hardy and resilient and will thrive in virtually any garden landscape, from full sun to shady spots under trees and shrubs. The evergreen makes few demands on the garden owner and is a colourful, low-maintenance, hardy ground cover that finds its place in many places.
Small evergreen Ralph Shugert coloured in winter
Although this vinca also has beautiful flowers early in the season, this evergreen can also be classified as a foliage perennial. The numerous beautiful green and white flowers bring colour to your garden even in winter. In addition, this vinca can be placed in the shade where it will bring freshness to dark corners. So you can enjoy this ground cover all year round.
Vinca minor Ralph Shugert is a grateful partner
As a decorative ground cover, the small evergreen can be combined very well with similar plants. Good partners are the Blue Creeping Juniper and the Creeping Honeysuckle Little Honey. To create a height difference in your bed, you can place the vinca in front of the Lavender or the Bergenia Fabulous combinations can be devised with this little evergreen, but what makes it such a popular plant is its straightforwardness in care.
Buy Vinca minor 'Ralph Shugert'
Like almost all other groundcovers, this evergreen is a natural anti-weed, its vigorously spreading roots giving weeds no room to grow and keeping them out of your lawn. The evergreen ground cover grows up to 15cm tall and is frost hardy.
For one square metre you need about 12 plants.
The plants are pot-grown, so you can use the Vinca minor 'Ralph Shugert' all year round.