• Plant Type: Vine
• Sunlight: Full sun, part shade
• Soils: Acidic, well-drained, average
• Bloom Time: May, June, although flowers are inconspicuous
• Size: 30 feet in height
Also called Virginia Creeper and American Ivy. The vine has adhesive pads that enable it to climb. It will also crawl as groundcover. It provides exceptional red fall color.
Best grown on trellis, garden arbors or fences.
• Blue or black berries are important fall and winter food for songbirds and game birds.
• Berries are also eaten by small mammals.
• Host plant for the Pandora sphinx moth caterpillar, the Virginia Creeper Sphinx
Occurs in woodland edges, roadsides and open forests.