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Vinca ‘Illumination’

Vinca = ‘Illumination’

Vinca ‘Illumination’ is a stable, variegated selection of vinca vine with golden centers and green margins. Foliage starts out a chartreuse color, transitions to a rich golden color and finally matures to a cream color. Flowering tends to be intermittent throughout the season following a flush of blooms in the spring. The blue flowers contrast well against the foliage.
‘Illumination’ has uses as a groundcover, specimen plant in the front of borders and rock gardens. This novelty foliage also makes it a great container plant, combining well with a multiple of companions.

Origin: USA

Description / Plant Notes:

  • USDA Zone 3 (-40°F or -40°C)
  • Colorful variegated foliage with dark green leaf margins
  • Evergreen year-round interest
  • Easy care

Patent Status: PP 12,132

PK Sheet
USDA Zone: 3 - 9
Height: 4 to 6-inches
10 to 15-centimeters
Spread: 16 to 36-inches
41 to 91-centimeters
Seasons: Spring, Summer, Autumn
Flower Colors: Blue
Foliage Colors: Variegated
Light Levels: Partial-Sun, Semi-Shade
Growth Habit: compact spreading groundcover, Trailing
Usage: Container Gardens, Containers, Garden border, Hanging Baskets, Mass landscape planting
Patent Status: PP12,132
Origin: USA

Grower Culture

General:
 
Media: Well-draining media
 
Crop Timing from Rooted Liners:
 
4-inch: 6 to 8-weeks with 1 ppp
1-gallon: 8 to 10-weeks with 1 ppp