(Silver-vein Virginian creeper) Parthenocissus henryana is a beautiful, deciduous climber that was first discovered in central China in the mid 1880's by the famous plants man, Augustine Henry.
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Beautiful, deciduous climber that was first discovered in central China in the mid 1880's by the famous plants man, Augustine Henry. Parthenocissus henryana has fetching, dark green leaves with conspicuous silvery-white veins. These leaves turn a glorious, bright red in the autumn before falling.
A handsome plant for growing up a north facing wall or over an old tree or building.
- Position: Full sun or partial shade.
- Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
- Hardiness: Hardy.
- Flowering Period: June - August.
- Rate of Growth: Moderate to vigorous.
- Habit: Eventually a large twining and self-clinging climbing plant.
- Height: up to 10 m (32 ft)
- Spread: 6 m (20 ft)
- Notes: Parthenocissus henryana self-clings but will require initial support until established.
- How Much Sun
- Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
- Mature Size
- Climber - Medium (10 - 20 ft), Climber - Large (over 20 ft)
- Growing Conditions
- Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Special: Coastal Areas, Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Dry / Sandy
- Special Features
- Autumn Colour, Leaf Colour - Variegated