Hedera helix 'Glacier'


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Key information

Plant type

Evergreen climber

Flower colour



Dramatic foliage, Attractive to wildlife



Skill level


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Plant details

Ivy is one of the best evergreen climbers for covering a bare wall. There are many colours available that will brighten up dull corners. 'Glacier' has attractive, triangular, green leaves, with attractive silvery-grey and cream variegation. Plants suit a variety of locations. Grow them up a wall, as a houseplant or even as ground cover. The Royal Horticultural Society has given it its prestigious Award of Garden Merit (AGM).

Family: Araliaceae

Genus: Hedera

Species: helix

Cultivar: Glacier

Plant type: Evergreen climber

Flower colour: White

Foliage colour: Silver variegation

Feature: Dramatic foliage, Attractive to wildlife

Sun exposure: Full sun, Partial shade, Shade

Soil: Well-drained/light, Moist

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 200cm

Spread: 200cm

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