ITEA VIRGINICA (Virginia sweetspire) - Single Plants
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This offering is for single plants of this variety. These are growing in tube sleeves of 4” deep x 2.25” diameter.

ITEA VIRGINICA-Virginia sweetspire

Culture

Easily grown in average, medium to wet, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Adaptable to shade. Prefers moist, humusy soils, but tolerates a wide range of soil conditions. Can form dense colonies by root suckering if left unchecked.

Noteworthy Characteristics

Itea virginica, commonly called Virginia sweetspire, is an erect, rounded, broad-spreading, deciduous shrub with arching branches. Typically grows 3-4' (less frequently to 5') tall with a similar spread. Features fragrant, tiny white flowers borne in cylindrical, drooping racemes (3-6" long) which cover the shrub with bloom in late spring to early summer. Oval, dark green leaves (1-4" long) turn varying shades of red, orange and gold in autumn. Long period of fall color, with leaves often persisting on the plants until early winter.

Common Name: Virginia sweetspire  
Type: Deciduous shrub
Zone: 5 to 9
Height: 3 to 4 feet
Spread: 4 to 6 feet
Bloom Time: May to June
Bloom Description: White
Sun: Full sun to part shade
Water: Medium to wet
Maintenance: Low
Suggested Use: Rain Garden
Flower: Showy, Fragrant
Leaf: Good Fall
Tolerate: Heavy Shade, Erosion, Clay Soil, Wet Soil
  • Item #: GSP-VirginiaSweetspire71420

ITEA VIRGINICA (Virginia sweetspire) - Single Plants

Price: $9.50
Sale Price: $4.99
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