On the sixth day of Christmas
My true love gave to me
Six ivy shrubs
Wait a minute...ivy SHRUBS? It's true. Most of the time we see ivy (Hedera helix) as a juvenile vine, but if it survives many years and matures, it becomes a shrub or even a small tree. The ivy will start branching and produce flowers and fruit.
David Beaulieu, our Landscaping Guide, explains the symbolism involved with ivy at Christmastime.
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