Fallopia baldschuanica is a fast growing climber native to China and Russia. The vines produce ornamental white flowers from June to September. The flowers are fragrant and attract bees. Its leaves are triangular and start off reddish when young but turn green in summer.
Russian vines are strong and hardy plants that can withstand frost, sea wind and air pollution. In addition, it is pest-free and disease resistant. Prefers a sunny or half sunny location in well drained soil.
It is commonly used to hide fences, walls and similar structures. Fallopia baldschuanica is sometimes called Fallopia aubertii.