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Vines For Zone 7
The English ivy Vine is classified as the helix here. These particular plants are evergreen perennials that are also known as woody vines. There are many benefits to having the English ivy Vine on and around your property, but you should fully understand all the characteristics of this unique plant before you decide to plant it, to realize later it was not the plant you were expecting. Here are some tips on how to care for and how to properly grow the English ivy Vine in and around your home.
English ivy plants work mainly well as ground covers on your property. They can spread across the ground horizontally for a considerable distance and can reach almost eight inches in height. They help to prevent soil erosion because of the reliable quality of the plant. Once they have taken root and began to crawl, the strength of the ivy is significant. This helix hedra grows particularly well in hardy growing zones and can climb to substantial heights due to the aerial rootlets attached to the vine.
The unique climbing qualities of the English ivy allow it to climb to some pretty amazing heights; some cases have been reporting well more than 50 feet or more. The vine tends to have small greenish flowers that buds occasionally, but the main attraction of this type of plant is the climbing ability. They are mainly known as a ground cover plant because they can fill in a decent bare area very nicely in a short period. They work exceptionally well for properties that have steep hillsides and have trouble maintaining a decent growing cover or foliage that will support those types of conditions.
Vines For Zone 7