Ivy (Hedera helix 'My Heart')

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7b -15 °C (5 °F) to -12.2 °C (10 °F)
Plant Height: 3 - 4 feet
Plant Spread: 3 - 4 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Provides winter interest
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Tip
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger


A Closer Look at Perennial FoliageA Closer Look at Perennial Foliage
June 16, 2013

It's that time of year again: blooms, blooms and more blooms! And every year just like clockwork, we wake up, grab our coffee and our cameras and race to see the newest blooms in our gardens. If there are no new blooms, we drop our heads and slowly walk back inside to wait for tomorrow. But wait a minute; there's something we shouldn't miss! Let's take a closer look at foliage.

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Location: Cowell's garden centre, Newcastle UKDate: 2019-02-27
By kniphofia
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Location: Cowell's garden centre, Newcastle UKDate: 2019-02-27
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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What am I doing wrong? by ScJay Jan 14, 2020 6:01 PM 6
What's wrong with my ivy by renitajane Nov 16, 2019 2:08 PM 3
I've tried everything with this philo! by knobz Nov 13, 2019 9:48 AM 3
Heart leaf ivy by BethT Oct 31, 2019 2:12 PM 4
Looking for suggestions by Sallymander Oct 14, 2019 4:52 PM 7
Just Philodendrons. Let's see YOURS! by Gina1960 Oct 24, 2019 3:53 PM 61
cutting ID by Klara333 Sep 14, 2019 12:37 PM 10
When should I bring them inside? by CrazedHoosier Sep 9, 2019 4:17 AM 14
Pothos not doing great! by coffeeplantscats22 Aug 23, 2019 2:32 PM 2
Pothos, but what type?! by Sophie95xx Apr 10, 2019 2:50 PM 1

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