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Hedera helix 'Gnome'

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Description

Gnome ivy is a petite slow-growing vine that tolerates shade well and great houseplant or terrarium or trained in a topiary.

More information on Hedera helix.

Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#evergreen#houseplant#wildlife plant#playground#topiary#children's garden#edible fruits#bird friendly
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#evergreen#houseplant#wildlife plant#playground#topiary#children's garden#edible fruits#bird friendly
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Hedera
    Species:
    helix
    Family:
    Araliaceae
    Wildlife Value:
    Fruit provides food source for birds.
    Play Value:
    Edible fruit
    Wildlife Food Source
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
    Habit/Form:
    Dense
    Growth Rate:
    Slow
    Texture:
    Medium
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Moist
    Occasionally Dry
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Color:
    Black
    Blue
    Fruit Value To Gardener:
    Edible
    Fruit Type:
    Berry
    Fruit Description:
    Fruit is produced when the plant is aged
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Green
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
    Leaf Color:
    Black
    Green
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Leaf Shape:
    Deltoid
    Leaf Margin:
    Lobed
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Tiny three lobed triangular to arrow-head shaped blackish green leaves with a light border.
  • Stem:
    Stem Color:
    Red/Burgundy
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
    Stem Description:
    Slim dark marroon stems
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Recreational Play Area
    Landscape Theme:
    Children's Garden
    Edible Garden
    Attracts:
    Songbirds