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Crimson Gloryvine

Vitis coignetiae

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<i>Vitis coignetiae</i>

<i>Vitis coignetiae</i>

Vitis

Vitis coignetiae full sun  partial shade

Native to Japan and Korea—and absolutely extravagant! We love the grapes’ dramatic architecture and, in our garden, we’ve dedicated some substantial earthen columns to Crimson Gloryvine’s rampant blaze. Capable of filling an expanse, its very large (up to 10 to 12 in.) lobed and heart-shaped leaves are felted beneath in a rich rusty hue, providing a handsome palette for the display of diminutive greenish flowers that develop into clusters of beloved-by-birds purple-black fruit.

A satisfying gray-green through the summer, deciduous leaves spark to flaming shades of scarlet and amber as fall sets in. Easy-to-grow Gloryvine’s color intensifies in slightly dry soil where roots are somewhat restricted. Quart.

Blooms June.

Size: 30'–50' high & spreading; hardy to zone 5.

Vitis coignetiae (T-0233)
Each $17.00
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