A spreading perennial vine with 5 purple to blue petals. The stems are non flowering grow along the ground, while the flowering stems stand up right. The plants spread by sprawling stems that form roots at the node.
larger and more flowers
Vinca major, with the common names bigleaf periwinkle, large periwinkle, greater periwinkle and blue periwinkle, is species of flowering plant in the family Apocynaceae, native to the western Mediterranean. Growing to 25 cm (10 in) tall and spreading indefinitely, it is an evergreen perennial, frequently used in cultivation as groundcover.