Hedera Helix, English Ivy - Plant
Description for Hedera Helix, English Ivy
Hedera helix is a species of flowering plant in the family Araliaceae, native to most of Europe and western Asia. The plant exists in a large number of varieties, including "Gold Heart," which displays green and creamy yellow leaves, or "Buttercup," with leaves that are bright yellow in sunlight and pale green in shade. English ivy is a rambunctious grower that trails gracefully from a hanging basket or winds itself up a trellis.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|English ivy||Greenish white||September to October||1 to 5 ft||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
|Full Sun||Well-drained soil||medium||50-70Â°F/10-21Â°C.||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Hedera Helix
- English Ivy (Hedera helix) plants prefer an evenly moist environment.
- Water the plants freely during growth. Keep English Ivy houseplants moist in the winter.
- Spraying English Ivy with soft water weekly will help prevent spider mites from infesting the plants.
Typical uses of Hedera Helix
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose