Scientific name: Hedera helix
Common name(s): ivy
Origin: Asia, Europe, Northern Africa
Light: medium to bright light, near a bright window
Watering: keep soil moderately moist, but not soggy
Fertilizing: all purpose mix every 2-3 months
These vines come in a variety of variegation patterns and shades of green white and yellow. Ivies prefer cooler winter temperatures and should also be watched closely for spider mite. It’s long vines can be cut and used in floral arrangements. Regular pruning will encourage fuller growth.