Ampelopsis 'Elegans' Ampelopsis brevipedunculata 'Elegans' (v)

ampelopsis 'Elegans'


'Elegans' is a vigorous climber with heart-shaped or 3 to 5-lobed leaves to 12cm long, heavily-mottled with white and pink. Branched clusters of small green flowers may appear in summer, followed by pinkish-purple berries that later turn blue

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About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      ampelopsis 'Elegans' variegated porcelain berry

    • Common names

      Ampelopsis glandulosa var. brevipedunculata 'Tricolor', Ampelopsis glandulosa var. brevipedunculata f. citrulliodes 'Elegans'

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      2.5-4 metres

    • Spread

      1.5-2.5 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun, Partial Shade

  • scissorsPruning

    group 11 in spring

  • bambooSoil

    SoilChalk, Clay, Loam, Sand

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Wall-side Borders Patio & Container Plants

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by seed in containers in an open frame in autumn, or stratify and sow seed in containers in a cold frame in spring. Root softwood cuttings in summer

  • insectPests

    Generally trouble free

  • microbeDiseases

    Generally trouble free