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Parthenocissus henryana

Chinese Virginia creeper

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Features

  • BloomsJune
  • Height7m to 10m
  • Growth HabitClimbing
  • Flower ColourWhite pink
  • Leaf ColourDark silver green

Description

Parthenocissus henryana (Chinese Virginia creeper). This species will grow about 8m high and wide. The leaves have 3 to 5 leaflets, they are dark green with a silver-veined upper surface and purple undersides. This may also be known as Vitis henryana.

Characteristics

Deciduous, Fragrant

Other common names

Virginia creeper

Origin

China

Interest and use

Through trees, wall, trellis, ground cover. Year-round interest.

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Humus-rich
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

Grow in humus-rich, well-drained soil in semi-shade with protection from hot winds. Is very frost hardy.

Propagation

You can propagate from cuttings in late winter or early spring.

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