This vigorous, self clinging evergreen climber is ideal for growing over the fences, gates and walls surrounding your wildlife garden and will become an attractive haven for a variety of bird species who prefer open nesting sites including Robins, Blackbirds and Wrens. Ivy will also attract a variety of insects when it flowers in the autumn and during late winter, while the fruits will become a favourite with pigeons.
Climbing plants attract a wide variety of beneficial insects and other wildlife. Climbers can be very versatile and can be used to cover bare walls or screen unsightly areas of garden. Many types will cling to the surface naturally however others such as Clematis or Honeysuckle will need training over wires or trellis for additional support.
|Suitable Bird Type||Robin, Wren, Blackbird|
|Scientific Name||Hedera helix|
|Growing Conditions||Partial Shade, Sunlight|