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PlantFiles: English Ivy, Common Ivy
Hedera helix 'Anita'

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Family: Araliaceae
Genus: Hedera (HED-er-uh) (Info)
Species: helix (HEE-licks) (Info)
Cultivar: Anita
Hybridized by Cliff Coon

Category:
Vines and Climbers

Height:
Unknown - Tell us

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade
Partial to Full Shade
Full Shade

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested
Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:
White/Near White
Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:
N/A

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings
From woody stem cuttings
From softwood cuttings
From semi-hardwood cuttings
From hardwood cuttings
By simple layering
By tip layering
By serpentine layering

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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By Terri1948
Thumbnail #1 of Hedera helix by Terri1948

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive MotherNature4 On Dec 22, 2005, MotherNature4 from Bartow, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

'Anita' was chosen "Ivy of the Year" for 2006 by the American Ivy Society. It is classed as a miniature birdfoot. The shiny, dark green leaves are usually under 1" with 3-5 lobes.



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