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Virginia Creeper

Parthenocissus quinquefolia

Also known as

American Ivy, American Woodbine, False Grape, Five-Leaved Ivy, Wild Wood Vine, Woodbine, Five-Leaf-Ivy

Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

7a

USDA zone

-18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

155m

Max

15m

5m

Min

5m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Virginia Creeper Overview

A vigorous woody climbing plant with a 5-palmate leaf structure of sharply toothed mid green leaves in summer, turning red in autumn. The plant has insignificant flowers in summer followed by dark blue or purple berries.

Common problems with Virginia Creeper

Generally trouble free.

    Virginia Creeper Companion Plants

    Plant with shrubs with that will not compete with the bright red autumn leaves of the Virgina Creeper, like evergreen shrubs.

    How to harvest Virginia Creeper

    NA

    How to propagate Virginia Creeper

    Seed

    Sew seed in autumn.

    Cuttings

    Soft cutting can be taken in early summer, greenwood cuttings in summer and hardwood cuttings in winter.

    Special features of Virginia Creeper

    Autumn colour

    Bright red foliage in autumn.

    Other uses of Virginia Creeper

    Grown for their foliage and fruits (grapes), which are produced in bunches.

    Ornamental

    Grown for the good climbing ability and the bright red autumn foliage.

    Looking good in October - Top 10

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    Aster spp.

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