Plant Care Cymbalaria Muralis

Cymbalaria Muralis

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About Cymbalaria Muralis

Kenilworth Ivy is a very short herbaceous perennial that forms a dense mat. It has kidney-shaped medium green leave and tiny blue-violet flowers that resemble snapdragons. It is native to Europe and Asia and often grown as a ground cover.

Taxonomy

Cymbalaria muralis
Cymbalaria
Plantaginaceae
Lamiales

Also known as

Kenilworth Ivy, Kenilworth Ivy, Ivy-leaved Toadflax, Coliseum Ivy, Oxford Ivy, Mother of Thousands and Wandering Sailor

How to care for Cymbalaria Muralis

Water

How often to water your Cymbalaria Muralis

Water needs for Cymbalaria Muralis
0.5 cups
every 9

Cymbalaria Muralis needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Cymbalaria Muralis

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Kenilworth Ivy in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Cymbalaria Muralis: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Cymbalaria Muralis may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Cymbalaria Muralis

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Cymbalaria Muralis: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Cymbalaria Muralis after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Cymbalaria Muralis is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!


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Care Summary for Cymbalaria Muralis

Cymbalaria Muralis

Cymbalaria Muralis


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Cymbalaria Muralis has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Cymbalaria Muralis has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
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@Lilu
leaf-1 4 Plants
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11/04/2021

It is apparently also edible, though I haven’t tasted it myself!

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