Variegated English Ivy (Small) - Plant
Description for Variegated English Ivy (Small)
When it comes to indoor plants, a variegated ivy plant can add some sparkle and jazz to an otherwise boring room, but care of a variegated ivy differs somewhat from the care of other kinds of ivy. Read on to learn more about variegated ivy care.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|English Ivy , Low-growing plants||variegated with white, yellow, gray||September to October||-||Moderately easy|
Planting and care
Several types of ivy are also suitable for growing as a house plant, and can be used as a hanging plant, topiaries, or espaliered on a small trellis. As a house plant, Ivy grows best where they get four or more hours a day of direct sunlight, but it will grow fairly well in bright indirect light.
|Part shade to full shade||Sandy soil||Keep soil moist throughout the growing season||20 to 30 degrees C||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Variegated English Ivy
- Variegated ivy leaves will typically have green and white or yellow markings.
- The white and yellow areas on the variegated ivy leaves lack chlorophyll.
- Chlorophyll serves many purposes, the main ones being producing food for the variegated ivy plant and protecting the plant from the rays of the sun.
Typical uses of Variegated English Ivy
Culinary use: Leaves and berries.
Ornamental use: Can be decorated.