Ritterkreuz Ivy Hedera helix
- Sun or Shade
The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).
Handsome green leaves from spring to fallAdaptable As HouseplantFoliage InterestHeat TolerantDeadheading Not NecessaryDrought Tolerant
CharacteristicsPlant Type:AnnualHeight Category:ShortGarden Height:3 - 6 InchesSpacing:8 - 12 InchesFlower Shade:NoneFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Shade:GreenHabit:TrailingContainer Role:Spiller
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:Sun or ShadeMaintenance Category:EasyBloom Time:Grown for FoliageHardiness Zones:5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9bWater Category:AverageUses:LandscapeUses:ContainerUses Notes:
Use in pots, hanging baskets or as a ground coverMaintenance Notes:
According to the Humane Society of America Ivy plants especially the leaves and berries can be toxic to pets. This is means that the plants are generally identified as having the capability for producing a toxic reaction.
Fairyly vigorous with trailing, self-branching habit. The small, glossy, dark-green leaves have five to seven pointed lobes, often with little side branches that resemble a Maltese cross.