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Virginia Creeper vs Washington Hawthorn

Parthenocissus quinquefolia

Crataegus phaenopyrum

ONLY AVAILABLE BY CONTRACT GROW

Virginia Creeper
Washington Hawthorn

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.

Washington Hawthorn is an attractive ornamental shrub that is dense enough to plant as a privacy screen. It produces clusters of white blooms in late spring to early summer.

Washington Hawthorn's red berries last throughout winter, bringing squirrels and birds to your property. In the fall, its foliage turns beautiful orange, scarlet, or purple.

One of the most overlooked trees on the prairies. This tree is often used as rootstock, a wildlife attractor, or a boulevard hedge. Give this one a second look.

This species is also known as one of the more salt-tolerant species for those with saline soils.

Please note: this plant is poisonous to dogs.

VIRGINIA CREEPER QUICK FACTS

WASHINGTON HAWTHORN QUICK FACTS

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Zone: 3a
Zone: 3a
Height: 0.3 m (1.0 ft)
Height: 6 m (20 ft)
Spread: 6 m (20 ft)
Spread: 4 m (12 ft)
Moisture: dry, normal
Moisture: any
Light: any
Light: partial shade, full sun
Fall colour: red and purple
Fall colour: orange, scarlet or purple
Berries: small hard purple berries
Berries: small red fruits
Flowers: white flowers in spring
Growth rate: fast
Growth rate: medium
Life span: medium
Life span: medium
Suckering: high
Suckering: none


In row spacing: 0.9 m (3 ft)
Between row spacing: 5 m (16 ft)

Toxicity: berries are toxic, leaves irritate skin


Other Names: five-finger, five-leaved ivy
Other Names: washington thorn