In Roman and Greek culture, ivy symbolized rest and benevolence. The ancient Greeks wore garlands of ivy on their head during festivities. Both Romans and Greeks are frequently depicted with ivy garlands.
This ivy is delivered per bundle of 40 cm. It can easily be woven into a garland.
Some types of ivy can even become 500 years. For this reason, the Egyption god of afterlife was depicted covered with ivy. Bacchus, the Roman god of wine, is also often potrayed with ivy.