Life Gardens

Saturday 30 April 2016

Jeepers! What a bunch of creepers 

Virginia creeper is a familiar climber on houses and walls in many gardens. It is especially noticeable at this time of year when the leaves progressively change colour to brilliant shades of crimson. It commonly clothes entire house walls and garden walls and is sometimes seen clambering up a large tree, adorning it with sheets of red colour. Much of what people call Virginia creeper is actually the related Boston ivy, the two species being members of the grapevine family, not ivy.

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