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Hedera helix ‘Glacier’
Hedera helix ‘Glacier’
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Hedera helix ‘Glacier’

English Ivy

USDA Zone: 5-9

Plant number: 7.305.200

There are many selections of English Ivy, and all are useful evergreen groundcovers or climbing vines. This variety has small leaves in a delightful mix of dark and grey green, with a creamy-white margin. Often grown as a houseplant, but hardier than one might expect. Excellent in containers or mixed tubs. Stems will root into the ground as they creep, and new plants can be easily moved in early spring. Plan on planting from 3 to 10 plants per square yard (or meter) in larger areas. CAUTION: Harmful if eaten/May cause skin allergy.

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Hedera helix ‘Glacier’

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun or
  Partial Shade or
  Full Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Dry or
Care Level
Flower Colour
Blooming Time
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
  Grey Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Vines & Climbing
  Ground Cover
   10-15 cm
   4-6 inches
   30-60 cm
   12-23 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate