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Itea virginica 'Henry's Garnet'

 
Itea virginica 'Henry's Garnet'
Virginia sweetspire
Itea virginica 'Henry's Garnet'

Common name Virginia sweetspire
Family grossulariaceae
Life cycle shrub (Z5-9)
Flowers white (June)
Size 3-4'
Light sun-part shade
Cultural notes moist soil

Rounded deciduous shrub with fragrant white flowers in drooping clusters. Purple-red fall color. In our Pennsylvania garden, our specimen stayed smaller than the size range suggested above, but reliably flowered for us from late May into June. It was also one of the few shrubs I've found easy to root, from cuttings taken in June. We got ourselves a new specimen for our Texas garden, and hope that it will provide just a little fall color, which is sorely lacking around here.

In our garden, this plant grows in the following area: right fence border

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