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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 2021, 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.

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

Variegated Swedish Ivy: Plectranthus coleoides
Dark green serrated leaves with white edging. Can be brought indoors as a house plant.
Light: Part sun to full sun
Hardiness: Annual
Habit: trailing
Height: 6 - 8"

Trailing: 12-18"
Spacing: 15- 18"
Where to plant: Containers or hanging baskets

English Ivy: Hedera helix (NOT AVAILABLE 2020)
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