English Ivy
(Hedera helix)
Other Names - Ivy.
Origins - Europe.
Perennial (evergreen).
Hardiness (see References, below) - Zones 4 - 9.
Bloom - Fall.
Fruit - Fall, Winter.
Height - Approx. 100 ft (30m).
Cultivation - Easy grower, in most soils, and exposures, except for permanently wet ones. .
Propagation - By division; by cuttings.
Other - Beautiful climber; and inspiration in arts, and gardens.
Variegated varieties,are particularly attractive, such as:
Hedera helix 'Goldheart'
Hedera helix 'Glacier'
For unusually shaped foliage, try:
Hedera helix 'Pedata'
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