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Periwinkle Vinca major Butterfly Nectar Plant



A Palamedes (Laurel) (Papilio palamedes) Swallowtail butterfly enjoys nectar from a Periwinkle (Vinca major) flower.

A Palamedes Papilio palamedes Swallowtail enjoys nectar from a Periwinkle flower.

Botanical Name: Vinca major

Common Names: Periwinkle

Flower - Bloom color: pink, lavender, white

Plant type: Annual

Light: Sun

Size: 12 - 24"

Water: Average

Soil: Average

Propagation: Seed

Notes: Although used by butterflies for nectar, periwinkle is not on the top of the list for nectar plants.