Boston ivy


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Boston ivy

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Japanese ivy,

tall-climbing woody vine (Parthenocissus tricuspidata) from East Asia, one of the most popular of city wall coverings. Of the same genus as the Virginia creeper and sometimes called ampelopsisampelopsis
[Gr.,=looking like a vine], botanic name for woody ornamental vines of the genus Ampelopsis, but in horticulture also traditionally applied to the Virginia creeper, Boston ivy, and others of related genera of the family Vitaceae (grape family).
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, it climbs by disk-tipped tendrils and has three-lobed, or three-parted, leaves, which develop vivid colors in the fall. Boston ivy is classified in the division MagnoliophytaMagnoliophyta
, division of the plant kingdom consisting of those organisms commonly called the flowering plants, or angiosperms. The angiosperms have leaves, stems, and roots, and vascular, or conducting, tissue (xylem and phloem).
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, class Magnoliopsida, order Rhamnales, family Vitaceae.
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Boston ivy bedding - sulphur; housewife pillowcase, PS15, double duvet cover, PS75, Clarissa Hulse (clarissahulse.com)
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Because Virginia creeper, like its relative Boston Ivy, adheres to the surface by disks rather than penetrating roots, and doesn't harm the masonry, it is planted in North America to shade the wall surface during the summer and save money on air-conditioning.
BOSTON IVY (PARTHENOCISSUS TRICUSPIDATA) This vigorous, deciduous, self-clinging climber is grown for its attractive leaves which give an amazing bonfire-like show of colour in autumn, when the bright green leaves turn brilliant red and deep purple.
Tall flax, sturdy agaves, and fleshy Senecio mandraliscae (B) grow next to fine-textured Boston ivy and groundcovers in Andre's garden; the planting is simple and restful, yet interesting.
The exchange was organized by Boston Ivy Education, a nonprofit organization that facilitates exchanges between Chinese schools and American schools.
deciduous hedges and prune climbers such as Virginia creeper and Boston ivy.
Cut back overgrown deciduous hedges and prune climbers such as Virginia creeper and Boston ivy.
| Genoa bed linen collection - Ash Rose; standard Oxford pillowcase, PS18, double duvet cover, PS75, double flat sheet, PS50, The White Company (thewhitecompany.com) | Lavender double divan (with a choice of feet) in Brera Cestino noir, F1996/04 by Designers Guild, PS2,050 (delivery approx 4-6 weeks), Button & Sprung (buttonandsprung.com) TEXTILE designer Clarissa Hulse has launched a Boston Ivy range for the spring which combines ditsy vine and flowing tendril prints inspired by nature, with throws and cushions to complement the bed linen in Sulphur - a cheerful yellow that pairs well with leaf motifs and trailing plants to bring the outdoors into your bedroom.
Boston Ivy and ordinary ivy were making strident attempts to clad the architecture in the face of opposition and I feel, winning.
Vines such as ivy, virginia creeper and boston ivy can be cut back to keep windows, gutters and roof tiles clear.

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