English Ivy - 5 Plants - 3.5 inch Pots
English Ivy has been a perennial ground and wall covering favorite for a very long time. For good reason, too. It covers ground like a ground cover should. What's more, it is drought tolerant, disease resistant, and deer proof. Plants in 3-1/2 inch pots will give maximum impact and faster coverage for any size area.
Name(s): Hedera helix, Common Ivy, English Ivy.
Flower Color: Insignificant.
Bloom Time: Insignificant.
Foliage: Evergreen, glossy.
Height/Spread: 12 inches to 18 inches when prostrate, climbing to 40 feet.
Climate Zones: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10.
Sun Exposure: Full sun to full shade.
Soil Condition: Well-drained to dry, average to poor, pH 6.1 to 7.8. 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: Hedera helix is the best known among ivies. The glossy dark green leaves are 2 inches to 3 inches across. When grown as ground cover, mature height is about 12 inches. English ivy is excellent for slopes and borders, trellises, topiaries and just about anything else you want to cover. Deer won't eat it!
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