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When what you need is a carpet of color to cover a blank canvas quickly and thoroughly, you will be thrilled with the maintenance-free performance of our ivies.
Ideally suited as a lawn alternative,
beneath large trees,
and as a filler on bald spots where grasses refuse to grow, ivies are also very popular as
(roots attach to most surfaces) where they paint buildings, fences, trellises and walls with a living display of color creating an instant vintage feeling and generate the added bonus of reduced cooling costs.
Some love creating topiaries with ivy while others adore using them in window planters.
No matter the application, ivy can be counted on to brighten shady areas with color, tolerate
foot traffic, and
Most gardeners are left wondering which ivy to choose.
Read the specific plant descriptions of each of our tried and true varieties to get a better idea about which will suit your needs best.
(Woodbine, Fiveleaved Ivy, Five-finger, Engelman Ivy, Engelmannii, Carolina Creeper) Outstanding blazing red fall color and aloe-green foliage in summer, this woody vine densely covers ground or walls (climbs up to 100'). Quick, ...
(Needlepoint Ivy) Green pointed leaves, longest in the center giving a star-shape feel to this evergreen ivy that is similar to English, but more delicate and elegant with a more moderate growth habit. Mature height 6-9".
(Bullock's Heart Ivy) Lovely, dense heart-shaped deep evergreen, 3-5" leaves are puckered and leathery with prominent veining and occasional burgundy tinges. Mature prostrate height 12", can climb 50'.
('Glorie', 'Variegata', Canary Island Ivy, North African Ivy, Madeira Ivy) Cream and emerald, glossy, variegated heart-shaped leaves are 4-5" long and grow on deep red leaf stalks. Mature height 12", can climb to 40 feet.