Ivy is a classic plant often seen climbing the sides of buildings, but it also makes an excellent addition to a home or office. ´Kolibre´ is a variety of English Ivy that is distinguished by the creamy-white and green patterns on its leaves.
Grow Pot Size: 4” and 6” Overall Height Including Grow Pot: 6-9” depending on grow pot size. Plant Care Level: Easy
The English Ivy is perfect for hanging baskets that add color, texture, and fresh style to any room with its beautiful patterns.
Ivy 'Kolibre' Care Tips
Binomial Name:Hedera helix 'Kolibre'
Care Level: Easy
Light: Bright to medium, indirect light
Water:Allow the top 2 inches of the soil to dry before watering.
Pet Friendly: No
The Ivy 'Kolibre' Story
Where is it from? Native to northern Europe
Who is the Ivy 'Kolibre'? This natural climber has star-shaped variegated green leaves with an accent of cream.
Good For You! Sleep? This plant is a great addition to your bedroom. It promotes a calm and soothing environment.
Breath? This plant is an air purifier. Perfect for your green oasis.
Is the Ivy 'Kolibre' the right plant for me?
Ivy is somewhat drought tolerant and will begin to show signs when it needs to be watered by lowering its leaves. The plant just keeps on giving! It can quickly grow long strands of foliage and cover a space almost instantly. Mist and wipe the leaves regularly with soapy water, to keep them clean, glossy, and pest-free. This can be easily done in the shower with an extendable showerhead.
Pet Friendly: No, this plant is not pet-friendly.
Location Suggestions: The Ivy looks great in a hanging basket or on a high shelf. Perfect for all living spaces and offices.
Prefers bright to medium light with no direct light
Ivy is somewhat drought tolerant and will begin to show signs when it needs to be watered by lowering its leaves.
This can be done every 12-18 months. Choose a pot that is 2” larger in diameter than the original pot.
Use a well-draining, high organic matter soil mix.
Average from 50°F - 70°F
Follow a monthly fertilizing schedule when the plant is actively growing. In most cases, this is in the spring and summer. Use a balanced fertilizer - this means a ratio of NPK that is all the same. Ex: 10-10-10.
Mist and wipe the leaves regularly with soapy water, to keep them clean, glossy, and pest-free. This can be easily done in the shower with an extendable showerhead.
Can attract spider mites easily so thoroughly check your plants frequently.
General Information About Your Plant
Variegated with cream and green.
Toxic. It’s best to keep plants away from pets and children.