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Common Ivy (Hedera helix)

(Hedera helix)

Plant Attracts: Aphid-eating insects / Bees / Birds

Colour: Green /

Season: Autumn / Winter

Size/Height: Varies

Ivy is probably one of the most useful plants to have in a wildlife garden, it attracts bees and other insects and its berries are a source of food for birds. It also provides shelter for a range of species. A vigorous climber it's an useful plant to cover unslightly areas.

Plant in March-May or September-November in sun or partial shade.

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We will be adding to the number of wildlife-friendly plants on this list.

We would welcome any suggestions on which plants to include, please email your suggestion to: Enquiries