Vinca minor

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    Vinca minor @ Kiba Park
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    Vinca minor @ Kiba Park
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    Vinca minor @ Kiba Park

Basic information

Flower Name
Vinca minor
Formal Name
Vinca minor
Alias
Vinca minor
Habitat
middle European to Caucasus
Morph
cold-resistant rusty evergreen shrub

Comment

What is Vinca minor

Vinca major (scientific name: Vinca minor) is a middle-European to Caucasus native origin and is a cold-resistant rusty evergreen shrub of the family Apocynaceae. It is a herbaceous tree with a small herring Vinca major and is also called scientific name Vinca Minor. Between spring and early summer, blue-purple flowers bloom upright flower stalks. Compared to Vinca Major (Vinca major), flowers and leaves are small, but cold resistance is strong and it is suitable for cold areas. On the other hand, it is weak for the heat. Besides being used as a garden cover of the flower bed, it is used as a medicinal herb / herb that has the effect of improving the function by purifying the blood of the brain and improving neurological and psychiatric symptoms. The differences between Tsuruichiroku and Pleurotus chinensis are as follows. Flower language is "gentle memory". Vinca major has large flowers and leaves, heat tolerance, calyx hair, roots from branches. Vinca minor has small flowers and leaves are small, cold-resistant, calyx is not hairy, roots come from branches.

Common name: Vinca minor, Scientific name: Vinca minor L., aka: Periwinkle, Common Periwinkle, Lesser Periwinkle, Place of origin: Central Europe to Caucasus, Flower size: 2 to 2.5 cm, flowering period: March to July, Flower color: Blue purple, pink, white.

Detailed information

Order
Gentianales
Family
Apocynaceae
Genus
Vinca
Species
V. minor
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
Cylinder
Leaf type
Ovate/Ovoid
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Garden
Color
Pink, Blue, Violet, White
Season
MarAprMayJunJul
Height
10 ~ 60 [cm]
Diameter
2 ~ 2.5

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