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Ritterkreuz Ivy Hedera helix

Exposure
  • 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).

Flower Season
  • Spring
  • Summer
Mature Size
6" 0"
Height
3" - 6"
Spread
0"
  • Details

    Features

    Handsome green leaves from spring to fall

    Adaptable As Houseplant
    Foliage Interest
    Heat Tolerant
    Deadheading Not Necessary
    Drought Tolerant

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Annual
    Height Category: 
    Short
    Garden Height: 
    3 - 6 Inches
    Spacing: 
    8 - 12 Inches
    Flower Shade: 
    None
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Shade: 
    Green
    Habit: 
    Trailing
    Container Role: 
    Spiller

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Sun or Shade
    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Bloom Time: 
    Grown for Foliage
    Hardiness Zones: 
    5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Uses: 
    Landscape
    Uses: 
    Container
    Uses Notes: 

    Use in pots, hanging baskets or as a ground cover

    Maintenance 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.

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