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.


Cymbalaria muralis

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


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

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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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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.

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:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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

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