HEDERA canariensis 'Variegata'

Commonly known as Canary Island ivy

(Gloire de Marengo) - silver grey to white variegation
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
  • Height
    2m (6½ft)
  • Climber
    Some of these climbing plants will need trellis or wire supports if grown on walls or fences. Other grow aerial roots and are self-clinging
    Vigorous climber
  • Hardy - cold winter
    Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Against a wall
    Will thrive against a warm, sheltered wall.
  • Partial shade
    variegated and yellows prefer more light - shelter from cold winds.

HEDERA canariensis 'Variegata'

 

 

  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Makes an excellent houseplant. Misapplied. H. algeriensis 'Gloire de Marengo'
    Pests & Diseases
    Red spider mites, scale insects, aphids, leaf spot.
    Place of origin
    Algeria
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf Colour (if not green)
    Silver variegated
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 6
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs or climbers that need little to no pruning.
    Action: Trim back shoots that spoil symmetry and to fit available space.
    When: Annually after flowering if on previous year's growth, or in later Winter or Spring if flowering on current year's growth, or as requires.

    RHS group 9 & 11
  • Soil Conditions
    Alkaline / Chalk loving
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Humus-rich
  • Toxic - Category C
    Harmful if eaten
    (People & Pets)
    May cause skin allergy
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