|Latin Name||Hedera hibernica|
|Common Name||Irish Ivy|
|Soil||Tolerates most conditions but prefers a fertile moist soil. In containers use a loam based compost|
|Rate of Growth||Fast|
|Garden Care||Water freely in the growing season, keep moist during winter, feed in containers|
|Pruning||Late winter or early spring clip back to shape. Can be cut back at most other times of the year|
A vigorous evergreen climber with ovate to triangular dark green leaves.