English Ivy is completely covered in beautiful evergreen leaves. It is striking as a ground cover or a vine for climbing trees and walls. English Ivy will spread to cover the ground completely. It does so well in some climates, that in some cases it is a nuisance and can become extremely invasive.
Spacing: Plant 10” to 18” apart.
Height: Grows 4” to 6” tall.
How To Grow: Plant in part sun to full shade.
Outstanding Features: Ivy is an excellent ground cover, but aggressive once established; prefers rich, acidic loamy soil but tolerates a range; drought tolerant. Some varieties are more hardy than others.
Tips: Ivy prefers moderately moist soil.
Uses: Garden Bed, Containers, Borders, Landscapes
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