Virginia Creeper


A species of flowering plant that is in the grape family. The Virginia Creeper is also known as the Victoria creeper and the five-leafed ivy. It is deciduous climber that is prolific and can be climb smooth surfaces, and can reach heights of 70-100 ft in the wild. It is mainly grown as an ornamental plant, but it can kill other plants by shading other nearby plants, and can overburden slower-growing trees. The foliage is palm shaped, and in the Fall will become a brilliant crimson red and with ornamental black berries.