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Green Showers Boston Ivy

Parthenocissus tricuspidata 'Green Showers'

Pronunciation: par-the-no-SIS-us tri-kus-pi-DAY-ta
SKU #00258

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Description A self-clinging, vigorous, deciduous vine with extra large green leaves that turn a rich burgundy color in fall. This outstanding feature makes quite a show when combined with the icy blue berries. Perfect to train on walls. Highly adaptable with good tolerance for a wide range of soils and urban conditions.
Light Full sun
Watering Once established water deeply occasionally.
Blooms Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Mature Size Fast growing vine; clinging stems spread 30 to 50 ft. along surfaces.
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Easy Care, Fall Color, Ornamental Berries, Fast Growing, Benefits Birds
Growth Rate Fast
Growth Habit Climbing
Landscape Use Ground Cover
Design Ideas Wonderful climber for walls, arbors or large trellises. The large, colored foliage is bold enough to stand alone, but place evergreen shrubs or conifers in the foreground for winter interest.
Flower Color Green
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Ninebark (Physocarpus); Euonymus (Euonymus); Juniper (Juniperus); Potentilla (Potentilla); Mock Orange (Philadelphus)
Care Grows easily in average, well-drained soils. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer. Provide support such as a trellis or arbor. Prune annually to control size.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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