Just like the name suggests, Hedera Canariensis is a climbing vine native to the Canary Islands. This dense trailing woody plant can be grown as a ground cover to add specialty to the outdoor space or line the walls of the house.
Commonly known as Canary Island Ivy, Canary Ivy, or Madeira Ivy, Hedera Canariensis is an evergreen trailing vine belonging to the Araliaceae family. This trailing vine can grow to a height of 65-100 feet (20-30m) if not pruned. It typically grows on cliffs, walls, trellis, or trees and can also spread through the ground if there are no vertical surfaces available. The foliage is dark green in color and has a leathery texture. Its shape is broad with 1-5 lobes. The stems of a young plant are brownish-green in color. Mature species develop grey and more tough stalks.