Algerian Ivy Variegated - 3.5 inch Pots (Minimum Quantity: 25 Plants)
Algerian Ivy Variegated 'Gloire de Marengo' is quite lovely with the its large, evergreen, variegated leaves. It brightens the landscape when grown in shaded areas. It's not limited to use as a ground cover, though. Plant 'Gloire de Marengo' in containers and on trellises, indoors or out. Where deer are a problem in the southern garden, Algerian Ivy might be part of the solution.
Name(s): Hedera algeriensis 'Gloire de Marengo', Hedera canariensis, Hedera canariensis var. algeriensis, Variegated Algerian Ivy, Canary Island Ivy, North African Ivy, Madeira Ivy.
Flower Color: Insignificant.
Bloom Time: Insignificant.
Foliage: Evergreen, glossy, variegated.
Height/Spread: 12 inches when prostrate, climbing to 15 feet.
Climate Zones: 7, 8, 9, 10.
Sun Exposure: Full sun to partial shade.
Soil Condition: Well-drained to dry, average to poor, pH 6.1 to 8.5. Do not over-water. Allow soil to dry slightly between watering.
Features: Drought tolerant when established, grown for foliage, deer resistant.
Uses: Trellises, ground cover, erosion control, wall cover, container gardens, indoor foliage.
Comments: Algerian Ivy (Hedera canariensis, Hedera canariensis var. algeriensis) is a favorite ground cover in warmer climates. 'Gloire de Marengo' is most attractive with the its large variegated leaves. When grown as ground cover, mature height is 12 inches.
Algerian ivy, also known as Canary Island Ivy, North African Ivy and Madeira Ivy, thrives in USDA zones 7-10, performing well in partial shade to full shade. It tolerates a wide range of soil types with pH ranging from 6.1 to 8.5. Let soil dry out between watering.
Algerian Ivy is excellent for controlling erosion on slopes fine for borders, trellises, just about anything else you want to cover.
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