Gertrude Strauss Ivy
Hedera helix 'Gertrude Strauss'
Water regularly- weekly, or more often in extreme heat, until established.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||HED-er-uh HE-licks|
|Average Size at Maturity||As trained|
|Bloom Time||Inconspicuous; Prized for Foliage|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Firescaping/Firewise, Green Wall, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden, Ground Cover|
|Light Needs||Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Gift Plant, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Tolerates Urban Pollution|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly- weekly, or more often in extreme heat, until established.|
|Companion Plants||Ninebark (Physocarpus); Juniper (Juniperus); Potentilla (Potentilla); Euonymus (Euonymus); Mock Orange (Philadelphus)|
Grows well in average, well-draining soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Low water needs once established. As a groundcover, space plants 5 ft. apart, (closer for faster coverage). Control weeds with mulch until the plants cover the area.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-11