Huge options of home garden plants sometimes makes gardeners confused. However, you can choose home garden plants according your area. One of example home garden plants is periwinkle. Periwinkle is a trailing vine plant that is common in shade gardens and as a ground cover in landscapes. Periwinkle is a low light perennial with the species names Vinca major and Vinca minor. It is a low-growing plant that is commonly planted as a ground or bank cover. It produces dark shiny leaves and lavender, five-petal flowers that grow in the spring. Both the large and dwarf varieties spread easily by growing roots wherever they touch the soil.