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Botanical name: Hedera helix 'Atropurpurea'
Other names: Hedera helix 'Purpurea', Common ivy 'Atropurpurea' , English ivy 'Atropurpurea' , Ivy 'Atropurpurea' , Purple-leaved ivy
Variety or Cultivar: 'Atropurpurea' _ 'Atropurpurea' is a large, self-clinging vine that has medium sized, dark-green leaves that turn very dark-purple, almost black, in cold temperatures.
Hedera helix 'Atropurpurea' is: Evergreen
Flower: Insignificant or absent in All seasons
Foliage: Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-purple in Autumn; Dark-purple in Winter
Toxicity: Ingestion may cause severe discomfort; contact may irritate the skin.
Specific diseases: Leaf spot
Propagation methods: Root cuttings, Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
Hedera helix 'Atropurpurea' (Purple-leaved ivy) will reach a height of 8m and a spread of 3m after 5-10 years.
Suggested uses: Banks and Slopes, City, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Wallside and trellises, Roof terrace, Foliage only
Cultivation: Best planted in fertile, humus-rich, alkaline soil but will tolerate acidic soils.
Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade, Full Shade
Aspect: North, South, East, West
Exposure: Sheltered, Exposed
Hardiness: Hardy (H4)
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