General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Plant Height: Trails and climbs 25 to 5o feet
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Other: Green with white splashes and markings, leaves develop a pink cast in cool weather.
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Other: Small bluish-black berries
Fruiting Time: Fall
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Green
Other: Greenish-white
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Uses: Erosion control
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Pollinators: Various insects
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: USPP 10,128

Trade name information:
Trade Name: Star Showers®
Cultivar name: 'Monham'
Common names
  • Virginia Creeper

Photo Gallery
Location: National Botanical Garden, DC, Virginia :) | May, 2022
Date: 2022-05-28

Date: 2019-05-03
Beautiful pink new growth!

Date: 2017-05-20
A few mature leaves

Date: 2004-06-15
Location: West Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2020-06-27
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