(E = evergreen)
Grows where most plants fail, self-clinging, ideal for north and east walls. The common ivy is available in various colour forms. Among the best varieties are:
Hedera helix aureo-variegata, leaves flushed with yellow.
H.h. Cavendishii, slow-growing, with silver variegation.
H.h. Marginata minor, small leaves, cream variegation.