Vinca major 'Green'
a/k/a Periwinkle, Big Leaf Periwinkle, Creeping Myrtle
Zone: 4 to 9.
Sun to Shade. Prefers moderate to dense shade in southern zones and tolerates sun in northern zones.
Mature size: 8 to 18 inches height; fast spreading, vine-like growth.
Large lilac flowers on erect stems over oval or heart shaped glossy green leaves. Evergreen trailing vine flowers in early spring, with sporadic flowering in summer and fall.
Easy-to-grow in any well-drained soil, but grow best in fertile, loamy soil with a neutral to slightly acidic pH.