Virginia Creeper ’Murorum’ (Parthenocissus quinquefolia ’Murorum’ )
A popular climber, vigorous, can attach firmly to a wall thanks to special roots.
It tolerates pollution, therefore is ideally suited to urban, even dry conditions. A creeper which thanks to its roots and leaves tails climbs walls, fences, pergolas well. It grows up to 15 m, annual growth is 1-2 m. Inconspicuous flowers, complex, five-fingered, dark, leaves that are red in autumn. There are no specific requirements for soil and position. Frostproof.
Virginia Creeper ’Thicket’ (Parthenocissus inserta ’zaroślowy’)
A vigorous, undemanding climber! Very similar to Murorum vine.
The annual growth of 1-2 m. The ideal plant for covering ruins. A high climber, vigorous, growing to approx. 6 metres. Grows approx. 2 meter per year. Virginia Creeper is perfect for pergolas, fences, gazebos, porches, as a groundcover, etc. Looks like quinquefolia Murorum, but is devoid of suckers or has them underdeveloped. The stems twist around supports with tendrils and reach a lower height than the previous species.
It likes both sunny and shaded spots.
It is undemanding when it comes to soil, ordinary garden soil is sufficient.
Ground ivy ’Star Showers’ (Parthenocissus quinquefolia ’Star Showers’)
General description: tall climber climbing on supports, thanks to tendrils ending with rebates, growing up to 3-6 m in height,
Flowers: small and inconspicuous
Leaves: white-green, five-lobed
Requirements / Cultivation: grows on every soil, an undemanding creeper; plant in sunny, windless positions; a reliable variety, suitable for rebates and groups.
Flowers: This unusual plant blooms yellow in the winter and smells beautifully of lemon fragrance.
Flowering: It starts blooming in October until frosts arrive and then re-blooms in January / February and keeps blooming until April. It blooms on the entire length of last years shoots.
Leaves: Dark green, tiny, oval. Loses leaves for the winter.
Height: The plant grows up to 3 meters tall if it grows on the support. Planted as a bush, it grows up to 1.5 m.
Frost resistant: Recommended for warmer regions of Poland.
It will also grows well in colder regions, but it must be planted in a warm position and secured for the winter.
Requirements / Cultivation: Requires a warm and sunny position, but it can also grow in semi-shade. It grows beautifully on a sheltered position from the winds. Humid position, fertile and permeable soil.
Keeping / Cultivation / Cutting: The plant does not require cutting, it is cut only for the purpose of spreading and forming. When buds appear, shoots can be cut and brought to the house, and the plant will beautifully bloom and charm us with its fragrance.
Requirements: The plant should be tied to a support, it will not cling to it by itself.
Ivy ’Harold’ (Hedera Helix ’Harold’)
An interesting decoration, an evergreen and melliferous creeper! A variety of ivy that climbs walls, fences, pergolas, creeps well (excellent ground cover). Inconspicuous flowers, green leaves, yellow on the edges. It grows well even in the shade, does not like acidic nor dry soil, it is a frostproof, evergreen shrub.
Supports: trellises, crates, walls of houses, pillars, columns, fences, gates, walls of houses, public greenery balcony containers
Colchis ivy (Hedera colchica ’Sulphur Heart’)
Showy, very rapidly growing
Leaves diameter is about 15-20 cm and have irregular yellow and light-green discoloration
grows up to 7 m height
Prefers semi-shaded, sheltered place places
Boston Ivy ’Veitchi’ (Parthenocissus tricuspidata ’Veitchi’)
An interesting climber with three-leaflet leaves, green in summer and red in autumn.
It tolerates urban conditions, including pollution. A creeper which thanks to its roots climbs walls (excellent for covering walls), fences, pergolas well. It grows up to 15 m, 1-2 m per year. Inconspicuous flowers, three-lobed, dark green, stiff, shiny leaves, arranged in the form of roof tiles, red in autumn. There are no specific requirements for soil and position. When it grows in a ventilated area non-lignified stems may freeze.
In June / July melliferous flowers bloom!
Ivy ’Thorndale’ (Hedera Helix ’Thorndale’ )
Long-lived evergreen climber. Very popular and known by everyone.
The thorndale variety has dark green leaves with light veins. A honey plant with small leaves.
A creeper which thanks to its roots climbs walls, fences, pergolas well, creeps well (excellent ground cover), grows up to 15 m with an annual increase of up to 1 m. Inconspicuous flowers, evergreen, dark, stiff, shiny leaves. Grows well in the shade, does not like acidic nor dry soil. Frostproof.
Evergreen, ornamental leaves. Supports: trellises, crates, walls of houses, pillars, columns, fences, gates, walls of houses, public greenery balcony containers.