Vitis vinifera Purpurea
This is a star plant for Autumn colour, definitely one of our top ten choices.Vitis are vigorous deciduous climbing shrubs with tendrils and attractively lobed leaves, green flowers followed by often edible fruits, though more ornamentlal; excellent autumn foliage colour.
Purpurea is a vigorous large tendril climber with deeply lobed leaves which are purple in summer, deepening in late summer and crimson tinted in autumn. Small greenish flowers followed by deep purple grapes.
Awarded the RHS Award of Merrit, this is possibly one of the best plants for rich autumn colour.
Grown in 2.5 litre pot and approx 3ft tall