The boston ivy I bought is growing rapidly and is making good progress in covering my west facing wall
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- Vigorous climbing vine with large, 3-pointed leaves
- Popular on campuses where it is used to cover large brick buildings
- Outstanding autumn color
This vine has an excellent climbing ability making it great for brick walls. This traditional vine has large tri-lobed leaves that are waxy and green and has outstanding fall colors of orange and red. Very easy plant to grow and maintain. It can tolerate almost any soil or light condition.
Uses: Trellis and Arbors, Groundcover
Nature Attraction: Birds
Critter Resistance: Deer
Notable Features: Drought Tolerant, Adapts Easily To Different Locations
Growth Habit: Climbing
Homeowner Growing Tips: Grow in sun or shade in any fertile, well-drained soil. Tolerant of a wide range of conditions, including full shade, drought, clay soils, shallow rocky soils, deer, and black walnuts. Grow on brick or stone walls, large trees, arbors, or fences; attaches easily via sucker-like discs at the end of tendrils. An effective groundcover for erosion control on slopes. May require occasional trimming to keep it in bounds.