Duckfoot Ivy

Hedera helix 'Duckfoot'

A whimisical miniature ivy that has leaves that resembles a duck's foot! Fast growing plants root as they travel, or climb with clinging roots onto any vertical surface. Excellent for slope coverage and to fill in expansive areas. Evergreen.
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Full shade, Full sun

Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical PronunciationHED-er-uh HE-licks
Average Size at MaturityFast growing to 3-6 in. high, spreading to 15 ft. or more.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous flowers.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleContemporary, Cottage, Rustic
Growth HabitSpreading
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseErosion Control, Mass Planting
Light NeedsFull shade, Full sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, Gift Plant, Naturalizes Well, Shade Loving
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Easily grown in enriched, evenly moist, well-drained soils but highly adaptable. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Tolerates mild drought when established. As a groundcover, space plants 5 ft. apart, closer for faster coverage.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-11

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