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Commonly known as Boston ivy, Virginia creeper
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.
ClimberSome 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 FeaturesGood to knowWall-grown plants offer good wildlife environment.Place of originNorth America, Himalayas, eastern Asia.
Toxic - Category CHarmful if eatenPeople & petsSkin irritantPeople & pets
Buy Varieties of PARTHENOCISSUS
dark green foliage veined silver, turning red in autumn
good autumn colour on this true Virginia creeper
bright scarlet self-clinging Virginia creeper
a very vigorous form of the Boston ivy with broad leaves which densely cover walls to which the stems are self clinging
slightly smaller leaves which are purple when young