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Ivy 'Goldchild'

Hedera helix 'Goldchild'

Ivy, Ivy 'Goldchild'

This ivy is grown primarily for its lush foliage of light green young leaves broadly outlined with bright yellow. It forms a cool, green cover on walls or ground but is also wonderful in containers/baskets, or draping over walls, and complements other plantings. In warm weather the yellow changes to a creamy white.

Planning

Difficulty
Easy
Flowering time
Autumn
Fruiting time
Winter

Harvesting

Generally not harvested but foliage can be taken at any time for flower arrangements.

Propagation

Cuttings
Softwood cuttings can be taken at any time, Semi-ripe or hardwood cuttings can be taken in Summer until Winter.

Special features

Geography

Environment

Light
Full Sun, Partial Sun, Full Shade
Soil moisture
Moist
Soil type
Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH preference
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Frost hardiness
Hardy

Uses

Notes
A low maintenance plant that suits almost all garden styles and can brighten partial shaded areas. Plant as either ground cover on banks or slopes or in wall side borders to cloth an unsightly fence or wall.

Personality

Family
Araliaceae
Flower colour
Green, Yellow
Scent
Mild

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