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Airlie Gardens, Wilmington, NC. May 2003. Sometimes in our haste to find the newest and rarest cultivars
we miss the beauty of an ordinary, wild species in a good setting and in fine culture. Here is the basic
wild entity nicely wrapped around a century old Pinus taeda. The fresh green leaves of the spring just
look great with the pine's aging and textured bark. There are alternatives to this species but there is
still nothing that replaces it entirely.

Parthenocissus quinquefolia

Parthenocissus quinquefolia 'Dark Green Ice'
lc: darker, glossier green
afc: lacking red fall color if grown in shade
ch: USDA 3 - more cold hardy in Canada
or: Jeanne-Pierre Devoyault found in wild in Canada
li: HortScience 31(3): 326 (1996)

Parthenocissus quinquefolia var. engelmannii Rehd. ('Engelmannii')
ha: garden plants are often of denser foliage.
ll: leaflets smaller than var. quinquefolia, not overwhelmingly superior or showy for gardens.

Parthenocissus quinquefolia var. hirsuta Planch.
lv: leaves and young shoots distinctly white pubescent than var. quinquefolia

Parthenocissus quinquefolia 'Manharn'
lc: marbled white - pink tinted in cool weather
or: found by Robert Fincham as a sport
pat: US #10128 to Monrovia Nur. Co.
ns: there is some question whether this is 'Star Showers' or not.

Parthenocissus quinquefolia var. saint-paulii (Koehne & Grabn.) Rehd.
ha: tendrils more heavily branched, often with 8-12 divisions, often clinging better
ll: smaller than var. quinquefolia.

Parthenocissus quinquefolia 'Star Showers'
lc: heavily mottled white up to 95% of surface, some leaves perhaps only 70% white, others all green
photo, source (Jardin JP)

'Variegatum' - click image to enlarge
Raulston Arboretum. May 2003.

Parthenocissus quinquefolia 'Variegatum' questionable Latin name
lc: cream new growth mottled and sectored in green, later white with green markins
id: there are many clone of this type including 'Star Showers' and 'Manharn'. 

Parthenocissus tricuspidata 'Atropurpurea'
lc: new growth red becoming green tinged purplish.

Parthenocissus tricuspidata 'Aurata'
lc: yellow mottled green and red

Parthenocissus tricuspidata 'Beverly Brook'
ha: less vigorous than species typical, more restrained for smaller gardens
ll: smaller blades than species typical - Dirr says larger than species!
lc: darker green
afc: dark red, reliably so.
ls: more deeply lobed

Parthenocissus tricuspidata 'Crg Compact' (11/00)
ll: "compact leaves a mere fraction of the normal form" (Crug Farms website 2000)
afc: reliably red
or: Island of ChejuDo, South Korea
Crug Farm

'Fenway Park' - click image
JC Raulston Arboretum. June 2005. Just three years from planting, this chartreuse special is almost a classy, woody version of the
'Marguerite' sweetpotato. Note the lobed and unlobed leaves in this vigorous mass of foliage. I can image how amazing it would be
against a black or very dark wall.

Parthenocissus tricuspidata 'Fenway Park'
lc: bright golden yellow all summer if grown in sun. Red overlay tints in fall.
or: Peter del Tredici, Arnold Arboretum as sport at the famous "Green Monster" spread
or: of ivy at Boston's Fenway Park
in: Plant Delights Nur. 2000
Plant Delights
li: Dirr, M.A. 1998. Man. Woody Land. Plts. Stipes. p. 699.

'Ginza Lights' - click image
JC Raulston Arboretum. Spring 2005. A very pretty variegated vine with good contrast between the dark green and pure white
bit of chimera. It's also quite vigorous for a variegated vine.

Parthenocissus tricuspidata 'Ginza Lights'
lc: dark green, heavily mottled white, a rather stable chimera to date

Parthenocissus tricuspidata 'Green Showers' = 'Green Spring'

Parthenocissus tricuspidata 'Green Spring' ('Robusta', 'Green Showers')
lc: brighter, "fresh" green
ll: 8-10 in. long - much larger than typical
afc: dark red to burgundy
ns: the synonomy with 'Robusta' is sometimes doubted. Both have brighter, thicker, waxy blades and good
ns: vigor in any case.

'Lowii' - click image to enlarge
North Carolina Arboretum, Asheville NC. May 2003.

Parthenocissus tricuspidata 'Lowii'
ll: 0.75-1.25 in. wide - much smaller
ls: 3-7 lobed, more lobes than the usual "tricupsidate" look. The smaller, somewhat crinkled blades have a unique look as seen in the photo here.
afc: usually a good red

Parthenocissus tricuspidata 'Minutifolia'
ns: a listed name with RHS PLANT FINDER 1999, presumably for a smaller-leaved variation

Parthenocissus tricuspidata 'Purpurea'
lc: reddish-purple in spring and summer.

Parthenocissus tricuspidata 'Robusta' = 'Green Spring'

Parthenocissus tricuspidata 'Veitchii'
lc: purple new growth becomes typical green, sometimes blotched
ll: smaller than species typical
id: plant in the trade under this name are not always true so "buyer beware"

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