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Hedera helix (Needlepoint Ivy)

Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Apiales
Family: Araliaceae
Genus: Hedera
Species: H. helix
Binomial name: Hedera helix
Cultivar: Needlepoint
Cultivar’s names: Birdsfoot Ivy, Needlepoint Ivy, Arrowleaf Pot Ivy, Hedera Needlepoint

The cultivar Hedera helix 'Needlepoint' is a non-invasive English evergreen ivy. This variety has dark green leaves that are >5 cm long. Each leaf has three, sharply pointed lobes with the central lobe elongated. Used as a groundcover, en masse or over a trellis.


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