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Hedera helix var. Congesta


English Ivy
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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Hedera helix var. Congesta
Principal Common Name Congesta
Common Name(s) English Ivy
Description Upright plant with stout stems and sharply triangular leaves that are folded upward. New growth with flattened stems.
General Comments The American Ivy Society calles this ivy is an Oddity in the Pierot Classification.
Nativity British Isles
Height Range 2 - 3 FT
Spread Range 3 - 6
Flower Showy N
Sunset Zones
USDA Zones 5a : 5b : 6a : 6b : 7a : 7b : 8a : 8b : 9a : 9b
Leaf Color Dark Green
Leaf Texture Shiny : Thick
Form Groundcover : Vine
Flower Color
Flower Time
Ease of Growing Average
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Part Sun : Morning Sun : Filtered Light : Partial Shade
Soil Preferences Well-drained
Watering Preferences Medium : Sparse
Outstanding Features Foliage : Form : Shade tolerant : Texture : Winter Interest

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