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Ivies
Ivies
Photo: English Ivy (Yellow Ripple and Glacier) with German Ivy (underneath), David MacTavish, Hutchinson Farm Greenhouse, April 27, 2011
Grown at Hutchinson Farm since 2011. Available May 2018, in 4" pots.

Description
We grow a wide selection of ivies which make perfect fillers or trailer in your containers, or groundcover in the landscape. All ivies may be grown indoors as houseplants.


  • English Ivy: Hedera helix
    Hardiness: Perennial
    Habit: Climbing, trailing, spreading
    Height: 3 - 6"

    Width: It spreads and spreads
    Spacing: 10- 15"

    Where to plant: Containers or in the ground

    Cultivar: Glacier

  • German Ivy: Delairea odorata
    A solid green ivy
    Hardiness: Perennial
    Habit: Climbing, trailing, spreading
    Height: 3 - 6"

    Trailing: lots and lots
    Spacing: 10- 15"
    Where to plant: Containers or in the ground


    Creeping Jenny: Lysimachia nummularia
    Shiny golden foliage, small round leaves
    Hardiness: Perennial
    Habit: Climbing, trailing, spreading
    Height: 2 - 4"

    Trailing: 12"
    Spacing: 10- 15"
    Where to plant: Containers only please. In the ground it will spread and spread and may become a problem to get rid of, it is very invasive in the ground!
    Cultivar: Goldilocks

    Vinca Vine Illumination: Vinca minor
    Yellow elongated leaves with a dark green edge
    Hardiness: Annual
    Habit: trailing
    Height: 3 - 6"

    Trailing: 12-18"
    Spacing: 15- 18"
    Where to plant: Containers or landscape
    Cultivar: Illumination