Hedera algeriensis 'Gloire de Marengo' (v)
Algerian ivy 'Gloire de Marengo'
'Gloire de Marengo' is a vigorous, self-clinging evergreen large climber with large, triangular or ovate dark green and grey-green leaves margined with creamy-white
Other common namesivy 'Gloire de Marengo'
SynonymsHedera canariensis misapplied 'Variegata'
Hedera algeriensis 'Variegata'
see moreHedera algeriensis 'Foliis Variegatis'
Hedera canariensis misapplied 'Foliis Variegatus'
Hedera canariensis misapplied 'Gloire de Marengo'
Hedera canariensis var. variegata
Hedera algeriensis var. variegata
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Ultimate height2.5–4 metres
Time to ultimate height5–10 years
Ultimate spread2.5–4 metres
MoistureMoist but well–drained, Well–drained
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
|Autumn||Green Yellow||Cream Green|
- Full sun
- Partial shade
West–facing or East–facing or South–facing or North–facing
ExposureExposed or Sheltered
- Native to the UK
- Potentially harmful
- Ingestion may cause severe discomfort, contact may irritate the skin. Wear gloves and other protective equipment when handling
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
- Name status
How to grow
Grows best in fertile, humus-rich, alkaline soil but will tolerate acidic soils. Provide shelter from cold drying winds
Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings in summer
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- City and courtyard gardens
- Cottage and informal garden
- Low Maintenance
- Banks and slopes
- Flower borders and beds
- Ground cover
- Wall side borders
Pruning group 11 at any time
A leaf spot may be a problem
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