Ivy, Boston Overview Category: Vines Common Name: Ivy, Boston Botanical Name: Parthenocissus tricuspidata Sun Exposure: Part to full sun Height: 30-50 ft. Spread: Varies See notes | Back to vines Notes Dense, self-clinging vine. Attractive, thick, glossy green foliage with exceptional fall color of orange to red. Blue-black berries favored by the birds. Excellent for covering masonry.