Common Ivy

Hedera helix

Common Ivy - Hedera helix

Common Name: Common Ivy
Genus: Hedera
Species: helix

Category: Climbers & Wall Shrubs
Growth Rate: Fast growing
Features: Good for wildlife

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 10.00 m (1000 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 5.00 m (500 cm)

Foliage Type: EvergreenFlower Colour: Green, Yellow
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: October & November

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light or Clay/Heavy or Chalky/Alkaline
Soil Moisture: Will tolerant a wide range of soil moisture levels


    Clusters of yellowish-green autumn flowers followed by spherical black fruit and glossy three to five-lobed dark green leaves. This vigorous self-clinging evergreen climber is perfect for covering walls and fences and dry shady areas under shrubs and trees. It's an excellent choice for the wildlife garden since it supports a wide range of native species.

  • Garden care: Keep moist during the winter months. Plants may be pruned at any time of the year to keep within bounds


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