Fast-growing vigorous evergreen groundcover, self-clinging wall climber, with much bigger leaves than English ivy and better suited to warmer climates, as you would suppose from the common names. It's also super-cold-hardy so one to try in southern states that get both frost and heatwaves.
Hedera canariensis - Canary Island ivy, Algerian ivy APPEARANCE: Vigorous evergreen self-clinging climber with dark green triangular leaves on reddish stems. Leaves are much larger than Hedera helix, and less lobed. USES: An ideal solution to unsightly fences and walls. Works well over archways, or as regularly-clipped topiary. Good groundcover - will self-root along its stems. Excellent plant for wildlife, for safety, nesting, food supply. PLANTING: Plant in shade or filtered sun with plenty of indirect light. Happy in almost any soil. Totally cold-hardy but appreciates shelter from winds.
CARE: Mulch and water regularly until plant becomes established. Feed with a controlled release yearly during spring and follow up with liquid fertiliser monthly during Summer. Provide extra water during dry periods. Growth can be prolific, cut back as required.
HEIGHT & WIDTH: 8 m H x 8 m W. YOUR PLANTS: These plants are tube-stock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80mm high and 42 mm wide