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× Fatshedera lizei 'Variegata'
(Syn.: × Fatshedera lizei 'Argenteovariegata'), Variegated Tree Ivy, Aralia Ivy, or Botanical Wonder
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The original all green Botanical Wonder was a rare chance hybrid between Japanese aralia, Fatsia japonia, and ivy, Hedera (either helix or hibernica), at a nursery in France around 1910. This is a variegated bigeneric variety with narrow cream margins and shades of gray and green on the leaves. In the fall, it has clusters of small, sterile greenish-white flowers in terminal panicles. Grow in part to full shade. This evergreen can be trained as a shrub or vine with support. Makes a very nice espalier on a shady wall. Pinch growing tips to encourage side branching. Because it can thrive in low light, it can easily be grown as a houseplant. USDA zones 8 - 11.
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