varigated ivy question...

pbodyApril 17, 2005

hi all!

i have a question in regards to ivy and/or varigated ivy.

i am wishing to plant ivy in a bed along our house that is 4' x 40'. my question is, is there an ivy that "doesn't" have little sucker feet that stick to walls??? it's okay if they climb, wrapping themselves around something i just don't want these guys making marks along our walls.

if there isn't:

would there be an easy way to "not" make them climb up the walls of our house???

thanks so much in advance for your time and relies!

happy gardening!!!

pbody

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creatrix(z7 VA)

All ivy has the 'clingfasts' that mark walls. The only way to keep it off the wall is constant vigilence!

    Bookmark   April 18, 2005 at 7:51PM
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mrsdewtou(z6 MA)

HI there all.
I have a green with white edge varigated house plant ivy.

It's been really healthy until the other day i noticed the end of the leaves are turning pink. I am bummed b/c i trained this ivy to go around something and it looks like i am gonna lose it.

My first thought is like spider plant take out side and rince it down, but i havent a clue if it's as hardy.

ANY SUGGESTIONS?????? i tried doing an internet search and all i came up with is poison ivy (sigh).

ANyone has any information i'd be so greatly appreciated.

God Bless
Mrsdew

    Bookmark   August 20, 2005 at 11:39AM
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