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tiG
Newnan, GA
(Zone 8a)

April 8, 2002
8:35 PM

Post #26512

got this gorgeous variegated ivy, but don't know if I should put it in sun or shade. help?

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Peter63

April 8, 2002
8:49 PM

Post #239281

Hello Tig,

Hederas will take any aspect and although most tolerate shade they are also happy in the sun. I write from a UK perspective. Seeing you are Z7 I would say full sun would be perfectly alright for your Ivy. A zone 7 should not produce a sun intensity to upset the Hederas.

Peter
tiG
Newnan, GA
(Zone 8a)

April 8, 2002
9:08 PM

Post #239289

thanks!! It's just the loveliest thing, and I'm going to start another to use in a different container grouping. Might put one in shade and one in sun and compare:)
imaseedpicker

(Zone 8a)

April 9, 2002
12:35 AM

Post #239381

Hey Tig...I have both kind green and variegated in sun or shade and they grow like crazy...be careful where you put it cause it will take over and spread like widfire!
tiG
Newnan, GA
(Zone 8a)

April 9, 2002
1:17 AM

Post #239405

Thanks Rebecca!!!

(one closer to 10,000)
plantnutz
Austell, GA
(Zone 7a)

April 9, 2002
1:54 PM

Post #239612

Hi tiG, looks like hedera 'goldheart' ivy. I think it does well in either condition. Brenda
Lilith
Durham
United Kingdom
(Zone 8a)

April 9, 2002
3:20 PM

Post #239648

variegated are supposed to do better in the sun i thought.. if they're in too much shade they can revert to plain green. depends how shady your shade is i guess!

lil
philomel
Castelnau RB Pyrenée
France
(Zone 8a)


April 9, 2002
4:04 PM

Post #239683

Have mine on a north facing wall and it's still variegated and handsome. With too much sun the leaves can get burnt and have brown patches on what should be the golden bits - not so attractive LOL!
:)
tiG
Newnan, GA
(Zone 8a)

April 9, 2002
4:34 PM

Post #239708

I love the coloration, it almost looks fake!! can't lose that great color, so I'll try it in several places and try to keep notes

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