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Botanical Name: Parthenocissus tricuspidata
Common Name(s): Japanese Creeper, Boston Ivy
Categories: Climbers and Creepers
Parthenocissus tricuspidata display spectacular colours in Autumn. A slowish grower, it takes longer to cover a wall and does not cling as well as P. quinquefolia does.
Botanical Pronunciation: Parth-en-oh-siss-us try-kusp-ee-DAY-tuh
This plant bears clusters of greenish, inconspicuous flowers.
This vine has deciduous green, maple-shaped foliage which colour to a showy reddish purple in Autumn.
It has small grape-like, dark-blue fruits.
This plant needs regular pruning to keep it within bounds.
Uses in landscape design
This plant is best used for stone or brick walls of buildings, fences or through large trees.