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(Botanical Names)
See Common Names below

Campsis radicans
Clematis armandii
Clematis montana
Clytostoma callistegiodes
Ficus pumila
Gelsemium sempervirens
Hardenbergia violacea
Hedera canariensis 'V'
Ipomea indica
Jasminum mesnyi
Jasminum polyanthum
Lonicera x heckrottii
Lonicera japonica
Parthenocissus quinquefolium
Parthenocissus tricuspidata
Passiflora hybrids
Rosa banksiae 'L'
Solanum jasminoides
Sollya heterophylla
Thunbergia alata
Trachelospermum jasminoides
Vitis californica
Wisteria sinensis

(Common Names)

Black Eyed Susan
Bluebell Creeper
Boston Ivy
CA Wild Grape
Carolina Jessamine
Clematis, Anemone
Clematis, Evergreen
Creeping Fig
Honeysuckle, Goldflame
Honeysuckle, Japanese
Ivy, Variegated Algerian
Jasmine, Pink
Jasmine, Primrose
Jasmine, Star
Lilac Vine
Morning Glory
Passion Vine
Potato Vine
Rose, Lady Banks
Trumpet Creeper
Violet Trumpet Vine
Virginia Creeper

Genus: Parthenocissus Specific Epithet: quinquefolia Variety: --
Phonetic: par-then-o-kis-us kwing-kwee-fo-lee-a Family: Vitaceae
Root Meanings: A virgin ivy/5 leaflets Origin: Eastern US CA
Native: No
Common Name(s) : Virginia Creeper
Zones: A2, A3, 1-24 Exposure: --

Water: Moderate

Type: Shrub, Vine Persistence: Deciduous
Height: 50-60 ft Spread: -- Growth Rate: Fast
Blooms: -- Flowers: -- Seasonal: Fall Color


  • Can control erosion on slopes
  • Attractive fall color
  • North American native
  • Inconspicuous blooms and fruit


  • Can damage or hasten deterioration of siding, roofs, mortar, wood
  • Highly flammable

Popular Varieties/Cultivars:

  • 'Star Showers'

Landscape Use:

  • Arbor/Trellis/Pergola
  • Woodland Garden
  • Groundcover
  • Fall color
Master List #: 4-10