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Hedera colchica ‘Sulphur Heart’

For sale by Bluebell Nursery

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A popular ivy with handsome large, green and yellow variegated leaves, Hedera colchica 'Sulphur Heart' is ideal for bringing year round colour to an otherwise dark and shady wall or fence.

In areas with more sunlight, Hedera colchica 'Sulphur Heart' is a great companion plant for flowering climbers such as Jasminum and Clematis giving foliage interest once they have finished flowering!

Supplied Size: 3L deep containers (50 - 60 cm tall)

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Hedera colchica ‘Sulphur Heart’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
3 litres

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Grower Notes

Position: Full sun, partial shade or heavy shade.
Soil: Any fertile soil.
Hardiness: Hardy.
Rate of Growth: Moderate.
Habit: Hedera colchica 'Sulphur Heart' grows to be a large, self-clinging climbing plant.
Height: 5 m (16 ft)
Spread: 4 m (13 ft)

Notes: Hedera colchica 'Sulphur Heart' can be grown very successfully as a tough, durable ground cover plant in gardens with no available supports to climb.

Plant Finder: about Hedera colchica ‘Sulphur Heart’

Common names

Persian ivy, Colchis ivy, Ivy


Hedera colchica ‘Sulphur Heart’ (Persian ivy). This variety of ivy has large yellow-green leaves.


Prune in spring to control height and spread, and to remove any damaged growth.

Interest and use


Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Hedera colchica ‘Sulphur Heart’ | Essex, RM3 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • Soil pH6.0 to 8.5
  • WaterSemi-moist

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Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
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