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HEDERA helix 'Glacier'

Commonly known as Common ivy, English ivy

Grey-green leaf margined white
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Small, almost triangular, 3- to 5-lobed leaves.
  • 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
    Also suitable for rock garden or as a houseplant.
  • 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)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
    variegated and yellows prefer more light - shelter from cold winds.

HEDERA helix 'Glacier'

 
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Red spider mites, scale insects, aphids, leaf spot.
    Place of origin
    Garden origin.
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Rockery (inc alpine)
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Lobed
    (see photos above)
  • 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
    (People & Pets)
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Bird friendly
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