name: "Porcelain Berry" or "Porcelain
Latin name: Ampelopsis brevipedunculata ' Elegans'
Growth habit: Climbing vine that may be invasive
Max height: 10' - 15'
Flowers: Yes, late summer Native to area: No
Available varieties: 2
Pictured: Porcelain Berry Vine
Plant Porcelain Berry Vine in full sun to partial shade in well drained soil.
"Porcelain Berry" is showiest when grown in partial
shade. It adapts to most soil types well.
Porcelain Berries small greenish flowers are insignificant
but develop into striking porcelain blue berries in fall. This plant is a vigorous
grower that requires support. Good for fences, walls and arbors.
There are numerous reports of Porcelain Berry being an invasive
plant that is nearly impossible to eradicate once established in
some parts of the country. Check with your states agriculture
extension service to see if Porcelain Berry is considered invasive
in your area before planting.