Kenilworth ivy


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Kenilworth ivy

n.
A European creeping herb (Cymbalaria muralis) in the figwort family, with palmately lobed leaves and solitary, pale purple flowers.

[After Kenilworth Castle, Kenilworth, England.]
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Plants such as Setcreasea purpurea (purple heart) and Gynura aurantiaca, (royal velvet or purple passion) are two plants of rich purple hue that are ready to add a depth of color to growing arrangements as are Kenilworth ivy (Cymbalaria) and spider plant.
This group of so-called ivies includes grape-ivy Cissus rhombifoli, a German ivy Senecio mikanioides, Swedish-ivy Plectranthus oertendahlii, and Kenilworth ivy Cymbalaria muralis.
Some of Barclay's other favorites include Acorus gramineus 'Pusillus', Ajuga reptans 'Burgundy Glow', blue-eyed grass (Sisyrinchium bellum), Campanula cochleariifolia, Kenilworth ivy (Cymbalaria muralis), Ledebouria cooperi, Pratia angulata, Rhodohypoxis baurii, Sedum spurium (used only on outer edges, since it's fragile), Silene alpestris, and mat-forming types of veronicas.