Virginia Creeper Picture

Attractive climbing deciduous vine with clusters of small whitish or greenish flowers from May through July, leaves 5-6 inch - divided into 5 parts (almost like a hand) which turn a beautiful rich red in the fall, tendrils on vines ending in clinging disks which will climb on anything, produces black to dark blue berries in July & August that persist into the fall, food plant for Eight-spotted Forester (Alypia octomaculata), Abbotts Sphinx Moth (Sphecodina abbottii), Pandorus Sphinx Moth (Eumorpha pandorus), Virginia Creeper Sphinx Moth (Darapsa myron) and White-lined Sphinx Moth (Hyles lineata) caterpillars, berries are food for many wintering birds including Tanagers and Blue Birds, salt tolerant, clay tolerant, good rain garden plant. This vine can be used very effectively as a ground cover!

Dry To Moist
Sun To Shade
up to 9 feet
Plant Hardiness Zones: 3a-9b
Woody Vine
Deer Resistant

Native Range: FL to TX & Mexico, north to se. ME, s. NH, VT, sw. QC, NY, IN, IL & MN - spread from cultivation elsewhere

Germination - Easy: Cold stratify 8 weeks.

Virginia Creeper quart pot $15.25 (Temporarily Sold Out*)
Virginia Creeper Seed Packet $5.00 (Temporarily Sold Out*)

*We normally carry this item but are temporarily sold out. We expect to have it available again as soon as our plants in production reach sufficient size/maturity or we harvest more seed. In some cases, plants may be recovering from caterpillar damage (Monarchs love our Milkweed), wind or hail damage, rampaging woodchucks, downed trees, or other natural issues. We are constantly updating our web site so please check back again.

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Virginia Creeper Picture

Virginia Creeper Picture