A Swedish Ivy with cascading stems that is commonly used in combination with annuals, in patio pots, window boxes and hanging baskets. Also an easy to grow plant for the bright to moderate lit areas of the interior of buildings.
grows best in a half day full sun east exposure or in partial sun, tends to burn and fade in full sun
average, will drop lots of leaves if allowed to become to dry
Soil & Site
has tolerated low 50's to upper 40's F for me
white flowers flushed with lilac.
small, green and edged with white, a strong mint sent when crushed
a reddish cast when grow outdoors in a good site
has reached over 24-30 inches for me in a outdoor growing season, easily kept to size by pruning
Cut back when becoming to large or scraggly looking. Has a tendency to drop lots! of leaves when allowed to become to dry.
easy from cuttings
Grew this plant for many years at in the greenhouse. Easy to grow with few, if any problems.
Notes & Reference
#109-Annuals and Tender Perennials for North American Gardens (Wayne Winterroud)