English Ivy is an timeless favorite famous for its vigorous, fast-growing bit. A hardy evergreen vine, it can be trained to grow on walls, buildings or any structure in its path! Also makes an excellent ground cover mat if there is nothing vertical for it to cling to. Grows well in sunny or shaded locations.
Ivy Varieties Offered
Excellent for use as a Trailing Ground-Cover or as a Climbing Vine
(HEDERA HELIX 'BALTICA')
Baltic Ivy is an extremely winter-hardy type of common Evergreen English Ivy. Deep green foliage with prominent cream-colored veining. A vigorous grower, Baltic Ivy is excellent as a vine to climb and cling to stone or brick walls. Also as a ground cover in shaded as well as sunny areas. Does well in window boxes, and even as a vine indoors. Plant 8 to 12 inches apart.
Just a gradual slope, but Baltic Ivy does extremely well in this very sunny area. You can plant very steep banks with Baltic Ivy, Pachysandra, Vinca Minor or Euonymus.
Just a gradual slope, but Baltic Ivy does extremely well in this very sunny area.
Close Up of Baltic Ivy
BALTIC VS ENGLISH IVY
In technical terms, Baltic Ivy is actually a varient of English Ivy, but there are several key differences:
Baltic Ivy differs from English Ivy primarily in the size and shape of the leaf. Baltic leaves are smaller and are a darker green with more prominent veining than English. While both types are considered hardy, Baltic Ivy is the most tolerant of cold harsh weather conditions.
If you intend to mulch these groundcovers, we suggest you use medium or fine shredded mulch, but not more than one inch deep.