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Parthenocissus quinquefolia 'Yellow Wall' PBR
Virginia Creeper 'Yellow Wall' PBR

A variety derived by Szczepan Marczyński and offered for sale in 2011. It has large matt leaves, which are green in the summer and yellow in the autumn. It grows up to 10-20 m high, climbing with the tendrils tipped with few adhesive pads. This variety is..

Raised by Szczepan Marczyński, Poland. Introduced in 2011.
Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
leaves VIVI 10-20 m 1-2 m 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow, sun 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
1-2 m 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow, sun 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9

A cultivar selected in the USA. A moderately vigorous, self-clinging vine with attractive large three-lobed light yellow green leaves arranged like roof tiles. In autumn leaves turn orange scarlet. It climbs by means of adhesive pads at the ends of leaf t..

Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
leaves 8 m 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow, sun 6B - 9Zones 6B - 9
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow, sun 6B - 9Zones 6B - 9

Parthenocissus tricuspidata 'Diamond Mountains' syn. 'Korea'
Boston Ivy 'Diamond Mountains' syn. 'Korea'

A Czech variety selected in a natural setting in the mountains of South Korea. A moderately vigorous self-clinging climber with attractive foliage: three-lobed, coarsely toothed rounded leaves, wavy at the edges, deep green in summer and turning brilliant..

Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
leaves 4-5 m 1 m 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow, sun 5B - 8Zones 5B - 8
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
1 m 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow, sun 5B - 8Zones 5B - 8

Celastrus rosthornianus
Rosthorn’s Staff Vine

A vigorous, undemanding vine with attractive leaves and decorative fruit. Flowers are unassuming, greenish in colour, borne in May. The fruit reach the full colour at the end of September or in October and remains attractive for a long time – beautifully ..

Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
friuts, leaves V, VIV, VI 7 m 1 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun 4 - 8Zones 4 - 8
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
1 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun 4 - 8Zones 4 - 8

Hedera colchica 'Dentata'
Colchis Ivy 'Dentata'

A striking, strong-growing ivy variety of exceptionally large leaves but moderate frost hardiness. Selected before 1870 by J. F. Ruprecht in the native site in Caucasus. The leaves are 15-20 cm long, varying from ovate to cordate, non-lobed, irregularly d..

Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
leaves IX, X, XIIX, X, XI 7 m 1-2 m 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow 7 - 10Zones 7 - 10
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
1-2 m 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow 7 - 10Zones 7 - 10

Hedera colchica 'Dentata Variegata'
Colchis Ivy 'Dentata Variegata'

A striking, strong-growing variety of ivy with exceptionally large leaves, splashed with cream colour but of a moderate frost hardiness. Selected in Great Britain before 1907. The leaves are 15-20 cm long, varying from ovate to cordate, non-lobed, irregul..

Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
leaves, XI IX, X, XIIX, X, XI 7 m 1-2 m 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow 7 - 10Zones 7 - 10
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
1-2 m 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow 7 - 10Zones 7 - 10

Hedera colchica 'Sulphur Heart'
Colchis Ivy 'Sulphur Heart'

A striking, very strong-growing ivy variety of exceptionally large green and yellow leaves but moderate frost hardiness. The leaves are 15-20 cm long, varying from ovate to cordate, non-lobed, irregularly dentate, evergreen, leathery, lustrous, green with..

Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
leaves IX, X, XIIX, X, XI 7 m 1-2 m 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow 7 - 10Zones 7 - 10
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
1-2 m 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow 7 - 10Zones 7 - 10

Hedera helix 'Białystok'
Common Ivy 'Białystok'

A strong-growing and strong-propagating Polish variety of ivy, relatively frost hardy, selected in North-eastern Poland. Large leaves(8-12 cm), usually with 5 lobes, leathery, evergreen. Dark green on the upper side, underside is light green, as are the v..

Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
leaves 20 m 1 m 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow 5B - 10Zones 5B - 10
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
1 m 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow 5B - 10Zones 5B - 10

Hydrangea anomala 'Cordifolia'
Climbing Hydrangea ‘Cordifolia’

A dwarf variety of roundish leaves 4-6 cm in diameter, green, glossy on the upper side and white and green underneath, serrated and set on long petioles. Flowers are sterile, cream coloured, honey scented and scarce, gathered in corymbs, blooming in June ..

Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
leaves, flowers VI, VIIVI, VII 1 m 0.1 m 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun 5 - 7Zones 5 - 7
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
0.1 m 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun 5 - 7Zones 5 - 7

Parthenocissus quinquefolia var. engelmannii
Engelmann's Virginia Creeper, Engelmann's Ivy Plant

A popular self-clinging variety with numerous adhesive pads at tendrils’ ends that enable the plant to climb over smooth surfaces. Leaves compound, consisting of 5 elliptical lobes, pointy and dentate, dark green lustreless on the upper side and light gre..

Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
leaves VIVI 10-20 m 1-2 m 1/4 sun, shadow, sun 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
1-2 m 1/4 sun, shadow, sun 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9

Ampelopsis aconitifolia
Monks Hood Vine

A luxuriant climber growing up to 4-8 m tall, valued for its attractive foliage and fruits. Single, parted, deep glossy green leaves turn to yellow in autumn. Decorative fruits: orange-yellow, small and roundish. Excellent for growing over fences, in simi..

Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
leaves, fruits VII, VIIIVII, VIII 4-8 m 2-3 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 5B - 9Zones 5B - 9
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
2-3 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 5B - 9Zones 5B - 9

Ampelopsis glandulosa 'Elegans'
Porcelain Ampelopsis 'Elegans'

An attractive vine growing up to 2-3 m tall, with coarsely toothed leaves, densely mottled white and tinged pink. New shoots are reddish. In autumn it bears decorative fruits: round, blue-violet and covered with a delicate grey waxy bloom. Requires shelte..

Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
leaves, fruits VI, VIIVI, VII 2-3 m 0.5-1 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 6A - 9Zones 6A - 9
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
0.5-1 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 6A - 9Zones 6A - 9

Wisteria floribunda 'Blue Dream'
Japanese Wisteria 'Blue Dream'

A German cultivar of beautiful blue, delicately fragrant flowers gathered in long racemes. Leaves are compound pinnate, green during summer and yellow in autumn. Tendrils twine around supports. Flowers best in warm, sunny and wind-sheltered sites. Require..

The cultivar selected in Arboretum Ellerhoop in Germany.
Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
flowers VV 6-10 m 1-3 m sun, 3/4 sun 6A - 8Zones 6A - 8
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
1-3 m sun, 3/4 sun 6A - 8Zones 6A - 8

Celastrus orbiculatus 'Diana'
Oriental Bittersweet 'Diana'

A strong-growing, twining vine reaching a height of 12 m. A female, profusely fruiting form. Tolerant of cold temperatures and various soil and light conditions. Lots of lovely roundish leaves, turning clear yellow in autumn. Striking yellow-red fruits (o..

Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
friuts, leaves V, VIV, VI 12 m 1-4 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun 4 - 8Zones 4 - 8
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
1-4 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun 4 - 8Zones 4 - 8

Celastrus orbiculatus 'Hercules'
Oriental Bittersweet 'Hercules'

A male form of a strong-growing, twining vine reaching a height of 12 m. Tolerant of cold temperatures and various soil and light conditions. Lots of lovely roundish leaves turning clear yellow in autumn. A good pollinator, ensures profuse fruiting of fem..

Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
leaves V, VIV, VI 12 m 1-4 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun 4 - 8Zones 4 - 8
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
1-4 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun 4 - 8Zones 4 - 8

Hedera helix 'Thorndale'
Common Ivy 'Thorndale'

This vigorous and spreading climber is recognized as one of the hardiest ivy cultivars. Reaches a height of over 20 m (1 m of annual growth). Notable for its glossy dark green leathery leaves with white veins. It attaches itself to supports by aerial root..

Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
leaves, XI IXIX 20-30 m 0.5-1 m 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow 5B - 10Zones 5B - 10
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
0.5-1 m 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow 5B - 10Zones 5B - 10

One of the most extensively cultivated hop species. It's a perennial and as such it can live many years. The above ground part of the plant dies out every autumn and in spring new shoots emerge from hidden roots. Owing to its vigorous growth and densely t..

Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
leaves VIIIVIII 4-6 m 4-6 m 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow, sun 5 - 8Zones 5 - 8
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
4-6 m 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow, sun 5 - 8Zones 5 - 8

Lonicera periclymenum 'Serotina'
Woodbine Honeysuckle 'Serotina'

A popular climber with ornamental flowers: tubular, fragrant, purple-red outside and creamy within, borne in clusters from June to September. Attractive, bright red fruits (Jyly - October). Reaches a height of 4-6 m with 1-2 m of annual growth. It doesn't..

Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
fragrant flowers, fruits VI, VII, VIIIVI, VII, VIII 4-6 m 1-2 m 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow, sun 5B - 9Zones 5B - 9
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
1-2 m 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow, sun 5B - 9Zones 5B - 9

Parthenocissus quinquefolia var. murorum
Virginia Creeper 'Murorum'

A strong-growing, self-clinging vine adhering itself to supports by means of adhesive pads at the ends of leaf tendrils - commonly referred to as "Virginia Creeper". Tall-growing, reaches a height of 10-20 m (1-2 m of annual growth). Fully hardy, healthy ..

Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
leaves VIVI 10-20 m 1-2 m 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow, sun 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
1-2 m 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow, sun 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9

A common, vigorous, self-clinging vine adhering itself to supports by means of adhesive pads at the ends of leaf tendrils. Tall-growing, it reaches a height of 10-20m (1-2m of annual growth). Leaves single, three-lobed, firm, glossy deep green, turning br..

Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
leaves VIVI 10-20 m 1-2 m 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow, sun 6 - 8Zones 6 - 8
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
1-2 m 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow, sun 6 - 8Zones 6 - 8