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Virginia Creeper vs Silverberry (Wolf Willow)

Parthenocissus quinquefolia

Elaeagnus commutata


Virginia Creeper
Silverberry (Wolf Willow)

Virginia Creeper is a fast-growing, climbing vine. Its root-like tendrils attach themselves to any non-smooth surface, even brick, but will also grow as a ground cover.

Virginia Creeper makes a beautiful ornamental plant for your garden; its attractive foliage turns from green to deep red in the fall. Birds will love its red berries.

Silverberry (also known as Wolf Willow) is a common native North American shrub. This beautiful ornamental plant has characteristic silver leaves and fragrant yellow flowers.

Its silver berries remain on the branches through the winter. Silverberry is cold hardy and has some ability as a nitrogen fixer. It can grown on dry to moist sandy/gravel soils.

This plant is very low maintenance.



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Lowest Price: $2.59
Zone: 3a
Zone: 1a
Height: 0.3 m (1.0 ft)
Height: 3 m (10 ft)
Spread: 6 m (20 ft)
Spread: 0.9 m (3 ft)
Moisture: dry, normal
Moisture: dry, normal
Light: any
Light: partial shade, full sun
Fall colour: red and purple
Berries: small hard purple berries
Berries: silver drupes (edible)
Flowers: yellow flowers in spring
Growth rate: fast
Growth rate: fast
Life span: medium
Life span: 30 years
Maintenance: low
Maintenance: low
Suckering: high
Suckering: high
Pollution tolerance: high
Pollution tolerance: medium

Toxicity: berries are toxic, leaves irritate skin

Other Names: five-finger, five-leaved ivy
Other Names: american silverberry, silver berry, wolf willow

Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: yes
Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: no