Common name: Ceylon creeper, Ivy arum
Native to: China, Himalayas, South East Asia, Australia, Western Pacific
Epipremnum is a genus of flowering plants in the family Araceae, found in tropical forests from China, the Himalayas, and Southeast Asia to Australia the western Pacific. They are evergreen perennial vines climbing with the aid of aerial roots.They may be confused with other Monstereae such as Rhaphidophora, Scindapsus and Amydrium.
Native / exotic: Exotic
Aspect: Indirect sunlight
Flowers: Rarely flowers, small white spathe
Foliage: Heart-shaped leaves whose size and colour varies according to the species.
Growth habit: Climbing, producing trailing stems when it climbs
Hardiness: Hardy but not drought resistant
Height: Up to 400 metres in natural environment
Spread: Up to 5 metres
Soil requirements: Prefers moist well-drained soils.Likes humidity and shelter. Keep well mulched
Uses: Adding shape, form and colour to borders and under tree plantings, epiphytic on trees and in vertical walls.
PLEASE NOTE: This species is highly toxic