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Hedera helix 'Little Diamond' (Ivy 'Little Diamond')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.3m
Max height
0.3m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name

Hedera helix 'Little Diamond'

Other names

Ivy 'Little Diamond'

Genus

Hedera Hedera

Variety or Cultivar

'Little Diamond' _ 'Little Diamond' is an evergreen shrub. This ivy forms a dense shrub rather than having an upward climbing habit. It has diamond-shaped grey-green leaves with creamy variegation.


Hedera helix 'Little Diamond' is: Evergreen

Habit

Dense, Upright

Toxicity

Ingestion may cause severe discomfort; contact may irritate the skin.

Foliage

Cream, Grey-green, Variegated in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Scale insects , Vine weevil Aphids , Scale insects , Vine weevil

Leaf spot Leaf spot

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Hedera helix 'Little Diamond' (Ivy 'Little Diamond') will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.3m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, City, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Foliage only, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Underplanting

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil. Prefers alkaline soil in sun or part shade. Shelter from cold drying winds.

Soil type

Loamy, Chalky

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Shade, Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

Hardiness

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Hedera helix 'Little Diamond'

Other names

Ivy 'Little Diamond'

Genus

Hedera Hedera

Variety or Cultivar

'Little Diamond' _ 'Little Diamond' is an evergreen shrub. This ivy forms a dense shrub rather than having an upward climbing habit. It has diamond-shaped grey-green leaves with creamy variegation.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Dense, Upright

Toxicity

Ingestion may cause severe discomfort; contact may irritate the skin.


Colour

Foliage

Cream, Grey-green, Variegated in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Scale insects , Vine weevil

Specific diseases

Leaf spot

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Hedera helix 'Little Diamond' (Ivy 'Little Diamond') will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.3m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, City, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Foliage only, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Underplanting

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil. Prefers alkaline soil in sun or part shade. Shelter from cold drying winds.

Soil type

Loamy, Chalky

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Shade, Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

Hardiness

Hardy (H4)

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