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Vinca major

Family: apocynaceae
Common name(s): variegated periwinkle
Hardiness ratings: USDA zone 6~7 - 9~11

General resources

  • Wikipedia. Online encyclopedia entry (if defined).
  • Google images. Web search for photographs.
  • GRIN. Taxonomical details, with common names, distribution, and synonyms.
  • The Plant List. Taxonomical lookup

Links for Vinca major

  • All Things Plants - Community-assembled plant profile (4 varieties in database) (4 photos)
  • Carolina Nature - Illustrated woody plant profile, with notes on range and identification. (2 photos)
  • Climbers - Information page with most botanical details for this climbing species of the eastern US. (7 photos)
  • Dave's Garden PlantFiles - Profile page with horticultural basics, and member-contributed photos and comments. (zone 6-11) (12 photos)
  • Floridata - Illustrated informative profile page with notes on culture, usage, and noteworthy features. (zone 7-9) (2 photos)
  • Landscape Plants for South Florida - Description and summary information. (1 photo)
  • Missouri Botanical Garden - Plantfinder page for one of the plants growing at the garden, with usually one or more photos, horticultural information, and noteworthy characteristics. (zone 7-9) (1 photo). Also a page for 'Wojo's Gem'.
  • Missouri Plants - Description and photographs of botanical features, with notes about habitat and native status. (3 photos)
  • North Carolina State University factsheet - Plant profile with horticultural details and comments (zone 6-9) (3 photos)
  • Paghat's Garden - Illustrated articles by a gardener in the Pacific Northwest, with background and personal observations. (2 photos). Also a page for 'Maculata' aka 'Surrey Marble'.
  • Rob's Plants: Vinca major 'Variegata' - Plant profile with basic horticultural information and often personal observations. (zone 6-10) (1 photo)

Last updated:19 Nov 2017