Kenilworth Ivy

A patch of Kenilworth ivy (Cymbalaria aequitriloba) grows by the door on the north side of our house. It’s a family heirloom handed down from my great grandmother, who lived in New York. The vine is native to Spain and southern parts of Europe.

IMG_4343 crop

We’ve had the freezing temperatures from the large Arctic front that moved through southern Illinois.

Obviously, the cold hasn’t affected the ivy.


2 responses to this post.

  1. Many ivies can take a surprising amount of cold. I’ve never heard of this one. It’s got a beautiful flower.


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