Variegated English Ivy (Small) - Plant
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: English Ivy , Low-growing plants
Color: variegated with white, yellow, gray
Bloom time: September to October
Height: 20.00 to 80.00 feet
Difficulty level: easy to grow
Planting & 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.
Sunlight: Part shade to full shade
Soil: well-drained soils
Temprature: 75 degrees F
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
- 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.
- English ivy was sacred to the Druids and considered the female counterpart to the masculine holly.
- Together with mistletoe and holly, ivy is a traditional herb used to decorate houses for the Christmas season.
- Leaves and berries.
- Garden Uses Cover for fences, trellises or walls.
- Ground cover.
- Lawn alternative.
- Smaller-leaved cultivars are often used for topiary shapes, hanging baskets, houseplants or small area ground covers.
- Gray-green foliage variegated with creamy white margins for shady areas of the landscape.
for medicinal use, please consult appropriate doctor / physian befor use.