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This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
ivy 'Dentata Variegata'
Hedera colchica 'Dentata Aurea' Hedera colchica 'Variegata'
Hedera are evergreen climbing shrubs clinging by aerial roots. Clusters of small yellow-green flowers are followed by usually black berries. Foliage of flowering shoots is often less deeply lobed than that of the sterile, climbing shoots
'Dentata Variegata' is a vigorous, self-clinging large evergreen climber with large, leathery ovate leaves with a broad, creamy-white margin, yellowish-cream on young leaves
Toxicity Ingestion may cause severe discomfort
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing or North-facing or East-facing
Exposure Sheltered or Exposed
MoistureMoist but well-drained, Well-drained
SoilChalk, Clay, Sand, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grows best in fertile, humus-rich, alkaline soil but will tolerate acidic soils. Very vigorous
Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings in summer
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Banks and Slopes Flower borders and beds Ground Cover Low Maintenance Wall-side Borders
City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning Pruning group 11 at any time
Pests Can get aphids, scale insects and vine weevil
A leaf spot may be a problem
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ivy 'Dentata Variegata'
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