Hedera helix


This plant attracts the following butterflies:

Red Admiral

Memorable images of 28 September 2003:

thumbnail link At rear of Regal Cinema (now closed), Cirencester.

thumbnail link Red Admiral.


Ivy is a very important plant for butterflies. It provides nectar late in the season for the species that hibernate in adult form over the winter months. It's also the Autumn larval foodplant for the Holly Blue butterfly.

Reference Section

Plant Type: Climber

Flowers in September

This page last updated April 18, 2004