Devil’s Ivy

Abundant green tendrils for a jungalow feel

Devil’s Ivy not only makes your home more beautiful with its beautifully marked leaves, but also helps to purify the air indoors. 

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Colours and shapes 

Devil’s Ivy (the Latin name is Epipremnum pinatum) has heart-shaped, satiny leaves with silver, pale green, yellow or white spots or a flame pattern. The leaves are on long tendrils which can either climb or hang, so that you have plenty of options. Devil’s Ivy wins bonus points for purifying the air in your home. According to NASA research the stoma on the leaves remove harmful substances from the air and get rid of them effortlessly. 

Origin 

Devil’s Ivy is a member of the Araceae family and grows in South-East Asia and Indonesia and on the Solomon Islands. In tropical rainforests the plant is a rich source of food for lizards and other reptiles. The Greek name Epipremnum is derived from 'epi' which means 'on' and 'premnon', Greek for 'stem': the plant grows on the stems of trees. 

Symbolism 

Devil’s Ivy is known as a lucky plant that helps to bring its owner wealth and good fortune.