Here are vintage clip art illustrations of five varieties of Hedera Helix (Common Ivy) plants. The book I scanned the illustrations from indicates, “Hedera is the old Latin name for the Ivy, used by Virgil and Pliny.”
Fig. 182. Hedera Helix Algeriensis Variegata Fig. 183. Hedera Helix Arborescens Aurea Maculata Fig. 184. Hedera Helix Conglomerata Fig. 185. Hedera Helix DentataFig. 186. Hedera Helix Digitata The images are from the Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening – A Practical and Scientific Encyclopedia of Horticulture, edited by George Nicholson, circa 1885.
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Thanks Julie for all your great shares!
These are wonderful Julie, thank-you.
These are really lovely, thank you so much
Julie J says
You’re welcome, Francesca. I’m happy to know you like them. 🙂