This fast-growing crawling plant is one to count on if you want to cover up any dull wall or space in your garden. It is a sturdy, easy-care groundcover, making it an easy replacement for spots in the garden where grass finds it difficult to grow. Algerian Ivy requires little to no care besides pruning and thrives in shady spots, so it makes the perfect match to make your garden good-looking all around, not just in sunny spots.
Algerian Ivy grows with thick vines and dark green leaves, having the younger leaves spotted in various shades, from light green to silvery green and beige. It tolerates conditions in which other plants might not thrive, including salty air, so Algerian Ivy is a great choice if you have coastal-facing parts of your garden or its surroundings. Some other names by which you will find it are Canary Island ivy, Madeira ivy, and Canary ivy. Its origins are located in the Western side of Africa, where it can quickly reach a length of 40 ft (12 m), but with just a little bit of care, you can also get this plant to cover an impressive part of its designed space.