Engleman Ivy #1
(Parthenocissus quinquefolia 'var. englemannii') - #1
Height: 20 feet
Spread: 6 feet
Sunlight: full sun partial shade full shade
Hardiness Zone: 3a
Other Names: Woodbine, Virginia Creeper
A popular, tough and hardy vine for screening, excellent along fences and arbors, up the sides of houses or climbing trees; features large five-lobed leaves that turn red and purple in fall, small black berries; self-clinging, extremely adaptable
Englemann Ivy has dark green deciduous foliage which emerges brick red in spring on a plant with a spreading habit of growth. The large serrated palmate leaves turn an outstanding red in the fall.
Englemann Ivy is a dense multi-stemmed deciduous woody vine with a twining and trailing habit of growth. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other landscape plants with less refined foliage.
This woody vine will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and can be pruned at anytime. It is a good choice for attracting birds to your yard, but is not particularly attractive to deer who tend to leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. It has no significant negative characteristics.
Englemann Ivy is recommended for the following landscape applications;
General Garden Use