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FamilyAPOCYNACEAE
Genus species var.Vinca  minor L. 
SynonymsVinca acutiflora W.D.J.Koch
 Vinca ellipticifolia Stokes
 Vinca humilis Salisb.
Territory Caucasus
thickets and woods
Description leaves shortly petiolate, glabrous, elliptic or ovate-lanceolate, attenuate, obtuse, flowers solitary, pedicellate, calyx glabrous, lobes short, lanceolate, obtuse
Size10-15cm
Colorblue
Bloomspring
Caind
Typecarpet
Cultivationcold, shady site with a humous, moist soil
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shade
Propagationseed when ripe
division in early spring and fall; layering in spring
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
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