A popular clinging vine with lush foliage and purplish new growth. Large, lobed leaves mature to green before turning a brilliant dark red-purple in fall. A vigorous climber that easily adheres to surfaces, valued as quick cover of fences, and brick or stone walls. A useful groundcover for blanketing unsightly areas. Deciduous.
Common Name: Boston Ivy
Botanical Name: Parthenocissus tricuspidata 'Veitchii'
Watering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Botanical Pronunciation:par-the-no-SIS-us tri-kus-pi-DAY-ta VEET-chee-eye
Plant type:Vine - Self-clinging
Average landscape size:Fast growing vine; climbs 30 to 45 ft.
Special features:Easy Care, Fall Color, Fast Growing, Tolerates Urban Pollution
Blooms:Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Garden styleContemporary, Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic