PARTHENOCISSUS

Commonly known as Boston ivy, Virginia creeper

See also CISSUS and VITIS

Genus of about 10 species of deciduous tendril climbers from forests in the Himalayas, eastern Asia and North America.

More commonly they cling by disc-like suckers on the tips of tendrils.

Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
  • Climber
    Some of these climbing plants will need trellis or wire supports if grown on walls or fences. Other grow aerial roots and are self-clinging
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Wall-grown plants offer good wildlife environment.
    Place of origin
    North America, Himalayas, eastern Asia.
  • Toxic - Category C
    Harmful if eaten
    People & pets
    Skin irritant
    People & pets
Parthenocissus - Growing Guide

Buy Varieties of PARTHENOCISSUS

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PARTHENOCISSUS henryana

PARTHENOCISSUS henryana

Chinese Virginia creeper

dark green foliage veined silver, turning red in autumn

 
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PARTHENOCISSUS quinquefolia

PARTHENOCISSUS quinquefolia

American ivy, Virginia creeper

good autumn colour on this true Virginia creeper

 
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PARTHENOCISSUS quinquefolia var. engelmannii

PARTHENOCISSUS quinquefolia var. engelmannii

Boston ivy, Virginia creeper

bright scarlet self-clinging Virginia creeper

 
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PARTHENOCISSUS tricuspidata 'Green Spring'

PARTHENOCISSUS tricuspidata 'Green Spring'

Japanese creeper

a very vigorous form of the Boston ivy with broad leaves which densely cover walls to which the stems are self clinging

 
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PARTHENOCISSUS tricuspidata 'Veitchii'

PARTHENOCISSUS tricuspidata 'Veitchii'

Japanese creeper

slightly smaller leaves which are purple when young

 
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Useful extras...

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
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Afterplant - Grow Your Own
AFTER PLANT GROW YOUR OWN seaweed is ready to use liquid concentrate that was specially formulated be used on all edible plants.
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Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
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Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
This specially adapted Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi will boost the growth of acid-loving plants like rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers and blueberries. It contains ericoid and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which are found in poor acidic soils where ericaceous plants naturally grow.
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All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
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