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Additional Plant Details

  • Good to know - wall-grown plants offer good wildlife environment.
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    Pests & Diseases - trouble free

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    Place of Origin - North America, Himalayas, eastern Asia.

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    Toxicity: Harmful if eaten - These will give you an upset tummy, so please don't eat any of these. - berries can cause mild stomach upset

Delivery Information

Delivery Information

Estimated delivery between 24 September and 30 September 2014. Subject to all plants being in stock

Please note that orders will normally be despatched within 5 - 10 working days from receipt except in the busy Spring season when it may take up to 15 working days from receipt until despatch.

Orders can also be collected in person from our Nurseries, or some of our shows - just tell us during the checkout process.


Boston ivy, Virginia creeper

See also CISSUS and VITIS

Hardiness Rating

Fully hardy - Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)

Plant Type

Climber - Some of these climbing plants will need trellis or wire supports if growns on walls or fences. Other grow aerial roots and self-clinging - young plants might need support, initially

Preferred Location

Against a wall
Against a wall - or through large tree.
Full Sun
Full Sun

Soil Conditions

fertile well drained soil


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PARTHENOCISSUS 'Engelmanii'  >

Boston ivy, Virginia creeper
Bright scarlet self-clinging Virginia creeper
£14.50 each



Chinese Virginia creeper
Dark green foliage veined silver, turning red in autumn
£15.00 each


PARTHENOCISSUS himalayana  >

Himalayan woodbine
Strong growing self-clinging climber with larger leaflets than the 'Virginia Creeper'
£14.50 each

PARTHENOCISSUS himalayana 'Purpurea'
Smaller leaflets which are purple when young
£14.50 each


PARTHENOCISSUS quinquefolia  >

American ivy, Virginia creeper
Good autumn colour on this true Virgina creeper
£14.50 each

PARTHENOCISSUS tricuspidata 'Green Spring'
A very vigorous form of the Boston ivy with broad leaves which densely cover walls to which the stems are self clinging
£14.50 each

PARTHENOCISSUS tricuspidata 'Veitchii'
Slightly smaller leaves which are purple when young
£14.50 each

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