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Parthenocissus himalayana 'Purpurea'

The five lobed leaves are small and bronze in spring, turning beautiful reds and purples in autumn. It self clings by using tendrils with adhesive suckers on the ends. Pathenocissus himalayana in the form Purpurea (sometimes rubrifolia)  is  one of the best behaved of the "Virginia Creepers" and has blue coloured fruits come late summer/autumn

This form was introduced in 1907 from western china some 23 years after the type which has much bigger leaves and more rampant growth habit

Parthenocissus himalayana




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