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Parthenocissus henryana

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Parthenocissus henryana Chinese Virginia Creeper, Silver Vein Creeper, Ivy,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Climbers, Hedging / Screening Climbing / Twining

Fast-growing climber with green tri-lobbed leaves turning a deep red, orange and purple in the cooler months before they fall off. Climbs on tendrils so won't damage the structure it's covering. Use to create the illusion of a bigger garden (vertically) if planting area is small. Spreads approx. 10m.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
4-10m 4-10m

Position: Soil Type:
Any, Full Sun, Semi Shade, Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Climber / Creeper, Courtyard, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Groundcover, Hedging / Screening, Rockery, Shady Garden, Topiary / Espalier, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Prune to shape when necessary. Adaptable to most soil types but prefers moist, compost rich soils.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Vitaceae Asia

Foliage Colour: Green, Orange, Red
Flower Colour: Insignificant
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: N/A
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Low, Medium / Moderate
Frost: High
Wind: Medium / Moderate