Several years ago, we bought some of this vine (Vinca major) as a decorative touch for the flower boxes at the front steps. Being a vine, it climbed down the side of the steps and rooted itself into the dirt next to them. I thought for sure the winter would kill it; snow and ice accumulate exactly in that spot. Well, the next spring, the vine came back: not in the flower pot, but down below! This winter we had very little snow, and thus very little insulation on the ground. I feared the worst for this vine, but to my happy surprise, it not only survived: it flowered! I had no idea this thing could flower, and here it is, a beautiful purple.
As usual, kudos to my better half who identified it straight away. I, as usual, hadn't a clue what it's called.
|Lens ID||-45mm F3.5-5.6|
|Focal Length||45.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 90.0 mm)|
|Flash||Off, Did not fire|