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Kenilworth Ivy is a wonderful little filler plant for growing in between flagstones. Little scalloped leaves form a low mat, studded with tiny lilac-blue snapdragon-like flowers all summer long. Often included in hanging baskets or containers, even in cold winter regions. Plants will self seed when happy, even if the mother plant does not survive the winter. Performs best in cool-summer regions. Not a good choice for hot and humid climates. Tolerates full sun conditions with regular moisture but appreciates afternoon shade. Plants are evergreen where hardy.
The herb is antiscorbutic and vulnerary. It is used externally as a poultice on fresh wounds to stop the bleeding. There are reports that it has been used with success in India for the treatment of diabetes.
Cymbalaria Muralis seeds germinate in 2-4 weeks under right planting conditions, and the seeds can be started indoors 10 weeks before last frost, or they can be sown directly outdoors in fall. The fast growing and spreading Ivy-Leaved Toadflax likes rich or average moist soil and shade or partial shade is preferable growing conditions, and Kenilworth Ivy reseeds itself prolifically providing continuous presence in a garden.
Height: 4 Inches
Environment: Shade/Partial Shade
Soil Type: Rich/Average/Moist well-drained, pH 5.5-7.2
USDA Zones: 4-9 (As Perennial) All Regions of North America (As Annual)
Sow Indoors: Winter (8-10 weeks before last frost)
Sow Outdoors: Spring/Fall
Seed Depth: Surface sowing - press seeds slightly into the soil
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