Hedera helix 'Buttercup'

£15.00

(Golden Ivy) A slow growing evergreen plant, Hedera helix 'Buttercup' has butter-yellow leaves and makes an attractive small climber or ground cover plant.

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A slow growing evergreen plant, Hedera helix 'Buttercup' has butter-yellow leaves and makes an attractive small climber or ground cover plant. The leaves are most colourful in full sun and in shade turn lime-green.

Hedera helix 'Buttercup' is slow growing and not for instant gratification. Because of this is does not enjoy competition from closely planted, vigorous shrubs and so a little space in which to develop is normally a good idea.


  • Position: Sun or shade.
  • Soil: Any fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Rate of Growth: Very slow.
  • Habit: Hedera helix 'Buttercup' is a small trailing or groundcover ivy.
    • Height: under 15 - 30 cm (1/2 ft) or taller if planted as a climber.
    • Spread: 1.5 m (5 ft).

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun, Light Shade
Mature Size
Climber - Small, Ground Cover
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Most Soils, Soil Type: Acid, Special: Coastal Areas, Soil Type: Chalky / Alkaline, Soil Type: Dry / Sandy
Special Features
Evergreen, Leaf Colour - Gold/Yellow, To grow in a pot

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