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Virginia creeper is a perennial vine; food source for birds and butterflies.

Virginia creeper is a perennial vine; food source for birds and butterflies. Typical inventory plug USDA, NRCS. 2012. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 9 October 2012). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA

Parthenocissus quinquefolia

Virginia creeper

Virginia creeper is an aggressive, deciduous woody vine that adheres to flat surfaces. The leaves turn an attractive red color in the fall; the beautiful color alone makes the plant worth growing. Small, white to green flowers turn to dark purple berries, which are a good food source for birds.

Grows best in moist soils and tolerates all light levels. 



Height:

30 ft

Spread:

5-10 ft

USDA Hardiness Zone:

2-9

Bloom Color:

Green, White

Parthenocissus quinquefolia Characteristics

Exposure

  • Full Sun
  • Shade
  • Partial Shade

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant

Attracts Wildlife

  • Songbirds

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Moist

Attributes

  • Drought Tolerant
  • Clay Soil

Flowering Months

  • July
  • June

Foliage Color

  • Green

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Fall

Interesting Notes:

For more information on this plant, visit the USDA PLANTS Database: http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=PAQU2