"Ivy Broomrape". An amazing, non-chlorophyll producing, parasitic plant, attaching itself to the roots of its host plant without actually harming it. Produces bizarely beautiful, orchid-like, purple-veined cream flowers on wax-like stems.
ZLo Loosen the soil gently around the roots of any form of ivy. Mix seed with a cupfull of dry sand or garden soil and sprinkle around loosened soil. Water well in. Flowers should appear within 12 months.