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  • Eventual height: 2.5m
  • Eventual spread: 2.5m

Hedera helix 'Buttercup'

common ivy

5 year guarantee RHS award of garden merit Perfect for pollinators
2 litre pot £23.99
  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: humus-rich, preferably alkaline, moist, well-drained soil (or John Innes No.3 potting compost for container-grown plants)
  • Rate of growth: fast-growing
  • Flowering period: October to November
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Clusters of yellowish-green autumn flowers, followed by spherical black fruit and large, five-lobed, pale green to buttercup yellow leaves. The foliage of this vigorous, self-clinging, evergreen climber is best in full sun. An excellent variety for covering a sunny wall, it's a great companion for the cheerful, yellow, lantern-shaped flowers of Clematis tangutica.

  • Garden care: Water regularly during the growing season. Plants may be pruned at any time of the year to keep within bounds.
  • Harmful if eaten/may cause skin allergy