The Q&A Archives: Topiary plants

Question: Disneys topiaries are buit with spreading ficus plants, a type of ivy like plant with small leaves.
Where can I purchase plants or seeds to make my own topiary?

Answer: The plant you're looking for is Ficus pumila, or Creeping Fig. It has tiny, heart shaped leaves and is an evergreen vine. Seeds for the plant are available through Cyberseeds, P. O. Box 171102, San Antonio TX 78217-1102.

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