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Hedera helix var. Spetchley

English Ivy

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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Hedera helix var. Spetchley
Principal Common Name English Ivy
Common Name(s)
Description 'Spetchley' is one of the smallest English Ivies known. It has tiny very dark green rounded birdfoot leaves that are somewhat thick.
General Comments This a very slow growing ivy and will not become invasive. 'Spetchley' is great for small moss-filled topiary. It is somewhat difficult to propagate and grow. It is important to avoid over-watering.
Nativity British Isles
Height Range 0 - 0
Spread Range 3 - 0 FT
Flower Showy N
Sunset Zones
USDA Zones 5a : 5b : 6a : 6b : 7a : 7b : 8a : 8b : 9a : 9b
Leaf Color Dark Green
Leaf Texture Glossy : Thick
Form Vine
Flower Color
Flower Time
Ease of Growing Average : Difficult
Light Preferences Part Sun : Morning Sun : Partial Shade : Light Shade
Soil Preferences Sandy : Well-drained
Watering Preferences Medium : Sparse
Outstanding Features Color : Form : Leaf : Texture

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