Boston Ivy - 5 Plants - 3.5 inch Pots
Boston Ivy is in a league by itself. Rich green foliage turns to deep red shades in fall. Outstanding! Grow it as a ground cover or vertically on supports. Boston Ivy is deer resistant, drought tolerant and salt tolerant.
Name(s): Parthenocissus tricuspidata, Boston Ivy, Japanese Creeper.
Flower Color: Rose.
Bloom Time: Mid spring to early summer.
Foliage: Deep green, herbaceous, 3 leaflets, fall foliage turning burgundy to bronze.
Height/Spread: 6 inches to 8 inches x 30 feet or more (when grown prostrate as a ground cover).
Climate Zones: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8.
Sun Exposure: Full sun to partial shade.
Soil Condition: Well-drained to dry, average to poor, pH 6.1 to 7.8.
Features: Drought tolerant, deer resistant, salt tolerant, fall foliage.
Uses: Xeriscaping, massed planting, naturalizing, ground cover, erosion control, wall cover.
Comments: Boston Ivy is actually native to east Asia. Deciduous foliage with 3 leaflets or lobes turns to deep red or scarlet in fall. Outstanding! Coloring is better with more sun exposure. Leaves pictured here are in the juvenile stage. Mature height growing prostrate ranges from 6 inches to 8 inches. When grown on walls or other upright supports, it can grow to 30 feet.
Boston Ivy thrives in full sun or partial shade in USDA climate zones 4 to 8. It is tolerant of many soil types with pH ranging from 6.1 to 7.8.
Boston Ivy is deer resistant, drought tolerant and salt tolerant. It is great as a ground cover or climbing vine. As a ground cover, Boston Ivy is excellent for erosion control.
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