Also known as
American Ivy, American Woodbine, False Grape, Five-Leaved Ivy, Wild Wood Vine, Woodbine, Five-Leaf-Ivy
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This plant has no fragrance
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Virginia Creeper Overview
Parthenocissus quinquefolia, commonly known as Virginia Creeper is 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
How to propagate Virginia Creeper
Sew seed in autumn.
Soft cutting can be taken in early summer, greenwood cuttings in summer and hardwood cuttings in winter.
Special features of Virginia Creeper
Bright red foliage in autumn.
Other uses of Virginia Creeper
Grown for their foliage and fruits (grapes), which are produced in bunches.
Grown for the good climbing ability and the bright red autumn foliage.