General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Fruiting Time: Late fall or early winter
Flowers: Fragrant
Other: Only on adult form
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Late fall or early winter
Uses: Provides winter interest
Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Fruit is poisonous
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Wasps
Moths and Butterflies
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: USPP 1,067 (Expired)
Parentage: Sport of: Maple Queen

Common names
  • English Ivy
  • Common Ivy

Photo Gallery
Location: Home
Date: 2022-02-08
English Ivy gown on bark
Location: Jersey City, NJ
Date: 2014-10-02
3 yr old plant; very dense and free branching. the number of leaf
Location: Jersey City, NJ
Date: 2014-10
very pretty veining on leaves.
Location: Cowell's garden centre, Newcastle UK
Date: 2020-05-27

photo credit: W.Baumgartner
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