Hedera colchica ‘Dentata Variegata’
Persian ivy ‘Dentata Variegata’, Hedera colchica ‘My Heart’ , Variegated Persian ivy, Colchis ivy ‘Dentata Variegata’, Hedera ‘Dentata Variegata’
Variety or Cultivar
‘Dentata Variegata’ _ ‘Dentata Variegata’ is a vigorous, evergreen climber with self-clinging stems bearing large, ovate, leathery, mottled, dark green leaves with a creamy-white margins. Inconspicuous yellow-green flowers in autumn are followed by spherical, black fruit.
Ingestion may cause severe discomfort; contact may irritate the skin.
RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Yellow-green, Insignificant or absent in Autumn
Mottled, Variegated, Cream, Grey-green in All seasons
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Aphids , Scale insects , Vine weevil
Pruning group 11. Can be pruned at any time of year.
WHERE TO GROW
Hedera colchica ‘Dentata Variegata’ (Persian ivy ‘Dentata Variegata’) will reach a height of 5m and a spread of 5m after 5-10 years.
Banks and Slopes, City, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Wallside and trellises, Foliage only
Prefers fertile, humus-rich, alkaline soil in full sun or partial shade. Will tolerate acid soils. Site carefully as it is a very vigorous grower.
Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Partial Shade, Full Sun
North, South, East, West