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Parthenocissus quinquefolia

Virginia Creeper



A vine that trails along the ground or climbs up surfaces with adhesive tendrils. Attractive scarlet red fall foliage with deep blue berries that are a food source for birds. Flowers June to July. 30 to 50 feet tall. Medium to dry soils. Full sun to full shade. Spreads quickly.

Plant Overview:

Plant Family:Vitaceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Herbaceous
South Jersey Native Range:Pine Barrens Periphery, South Jersey
Attracts Pollinators and Wildlife:Birds, Butterflies
Bloom Time:June to July
Fruit Timing:Late summer to fall
Global and State Rank:S5, G5
Commercially available landscape plant?Yes
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Clay, Loam, Sandy
Soil Moisture:Dry, Moist
Soil pH:Acidic, Slightly Acidic, Neutral, Slightly Alkaline
Soil pH:5.0 to 8.0
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Sun to shade
Light Range:Sun, Partial Shade, Shade
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Dry, Moist

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