Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Araliaceae — the ivies.

Etymologies

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From Latin hedera ("ivy")

Examples

  • Place in full sun and enjoy the warm glow throughout summer; in autumn, ditch the flowers and replant the foliage with another hardy green foliage plant toprovide a foil for the brights – adark-leaved ivy such as Hedera helix 'Pedata', for instance.

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  • On the left is a poison ivy (Toxicodendron radicans) with its characteristics 3 leaves, in the center and to the right is a Virginia creeper (Parthenocissus quinquefolia) with its characteristics 5-leaflet leaves and covering the ground is the English ivy (Hedera helix).

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  • The plants: A tree form of mature ivy, Hedera helix 'Arborescens,' mixed with perennials Aster cordifolius Blue Wood Aster, a northeast native, Calluna vulgaris 'Valentina,' the trailing Origanum rotundifolium 'Kent Beauty' and Viola Sorbet 'Black Delight.'

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  • Gordon spent three years between Eilat, Tel Aviv and Hedera, looking for odd jobs and usually coming up short.

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  • • Purple waffle plant (Hemigraphis alternata) • English ivy (Hedera helix) • Variegated wax plant (Hoya carnosa) • Asparagus fern (Asparagus densiflorus).

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  • Rare plant species include mountain arnica Arnica Montana, swamp willow Salix myrtilloides, river birch Betula obscura, Isopyrum thalictroides, twelve Orchidaceae, Saxifraga hirculus, the aquatic species Pedicularis sceptrum-carolinum and Lathyrus laevigatus, and Hedera helix, here at the eastern limit of its range.

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  • •Purple waffle plant (Hemigraphis alternata)•English ivy (Hedera helix)•Variegated wax plant (Hoya carnosa)•Asparagus fern (Asparagus densiflorus).

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  • Not really part of the garden, but an interesting foliage duo is Hosta ‘Royal Standard’ and an unknown Hedera growing behind the heating/air conditioning unit.

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  • I'm also almost done with a pair of Hedera socks, made from my Dream in Color Smooshy.

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  • Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Hedera socks:

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