Virginia Creeper Details

Virginia Creeper

  • Also Known As: Five Leaf Ivy
  • Botanical Name: Parthenocissus quinquefolia
  • Plant Type: Vine
  • Light Requirement: Partial Shade, Full Shade
  • Water Demand: Low
  • Landscape Use: Salt Tolerant
  • Ornamental Value:
  • Native/Adapted: Native
  • Wildlife Value: Birds
  • Season: Fall
  • Deciduous/Evergreen: Deciduous
  • Plant Form: Spreading
  • Plant Spread:
  • Plant Height: 30'-50'


Brilliant red, orange, and crimson fall color. Birds love the blue-black berry clusters. It climbs using its tendrils and will spread along the ground. While it is often mistaken for poison ivy, it has five leaflets instead of three.

Virginia Creeper Photos