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Hedera helix (Cavendishii Group) ‘Ice Cream’

For sale by Bluebell Nursery

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A very unusual shrub, Hedera helix 'Ice Cream' is slow growing with heavily variegated, cream and green leaves. Not a plant for impatient gardeners, the Hedera helix 'Ice Cream' in our gardens has taken approximately 10 years to reach a height of 2 - 3 ft.

Hedera helix 'Ice Cream' can also be grown as an unusual container plant if required.

Supplied Size: 3L container (young plants only)

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Hedera helix  (Cavendishii Group) ‘Ice Cream’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
3 litres

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Grower Notes

Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
Soil: Any fertile soil.
Hardiness: Very hardy
Flowering Period: October - November.
Rate of Growth: Very slow. Not a plant for instant gratification!
Habit: Hedera helix 'Ice Cream' grows to be a small, rounded shrub in many years.
Height: 1 m (3 ft)
Spread: 1 m (3 ft)

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Common names



Hedera helix (Cavendishii Group) ‘Ice Cream’ (Ivy). This ivy has broad cream to white margins against dark green. Large white fruit turn pinkish in the autumn.


Very slow growing and works well as a container shrub.

Interest and use

Grown for its foliage.

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -35°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH6.0 to 8.5
  • WaterSemi-moist or Moist

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Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
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