Photo Courtesy of Twixwood Nursery

Hedera helix Thorndale (English Ivy)

English ivy is a clinging vine with green leaves and creamy white veining that climbs by means of tiny sticky suckers. Commonly used as a groundcover, along a brick or stone wall, or as privacy to cover a fence. Rapid growth rate.

Blooms late spring to mid-summer
2-2.5 ft tall x 2.5-3.5 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
High salt tolerance


Zone Zone 5
Exposure Full Sun to Full Shade
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture