virginia creeper

Geoffrey Porter asked 9 years ago
I am looking for a virginia creeper. I have one but the leaves are very large. I am intersted in one with small leaves as it is for a small patio area – preferably a purple colour in summer. Do you have any suggestions as to where I could look on the internet?

1 Answers

Gerry Daly Staff answered 2 years ago
There is a very pretty relative of the Virginia creeper called Henry’s vine,  Parthenocissus henryana.

This has red-purple colouring and silvery veining of the leaves. See it at: https://www.garden.ie/plant.aspx?id=659

Not as big is the purple grape vine, Vitis vinifera ‘Purpurea’. See: https://www.garden.ie/plant.aspx?id=988

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