|Sometimes referred to as Ampelopsis heterophylla. Unusual, vigorous, deciduous climbing vine. Leaves are a little longer than the species deeply cut with 3 or 5 lobes. Sometimes the bases of the leaves are heart-shaped or shallowly lobed in dark green. Attractive lilac and blue berries provide color in fall. Good climber is given sturdy support such as concrete wall or sturdy arbor. Choice hanging basket plant. Tolerant of any exposure.