Green Showers Boston Ivy
Parthenocissus tricuspidata 'Green Showers'
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
|Botanical Pronunciation||par-the-no-SIS-us tri-kus-pi-DAY-ta|
|Average Size at Maturity||Fast growing vine; clinging stems spread 30 to 50 ft. along surfaces.|
|Bloom Time||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|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.|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Erosion Control, Green Wall, Woodland Garden, Wildlife Garden, Urban Garden, Ground Cover|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Fruit Tree & Vine|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, Ornamental Berries, Tolerates Poor Soils, Fast Growing, Bird Friendly, Tolerates Urban Pollution|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Key Feature||Dramatic Fall Color|
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