name: "Parlor Ivy" or "German
Latin name: Senecio mikaniodies
to: South Africa
Growth habit: A trailing succulent like plant usually found grown on a
trellis or in hanging baskets.
Temps: Normal indoor temps
Humidity: Not critical.
Pests: Watch for aphids.
10" German Ivy on wire trellis
information: "German Ivies" were once a very
common house plant... these days it takes a bit of searching to
find one. They can be found in either the sold green or the
variegated forms, usually in hanging baskets or small starter
Keep your German ivy in a sunny location to keep the plant
from stretching (elongating). Trim back any vines that become to
long and root in water or vermiculite. You will notice a very
sweet smell when you trim your plant. Check for water weekly...
root rot can occur if left sitting in water. Feed bi-monthly while
the plant is actively growing.