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Itea virginica 'Henry's Garnet'

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More About Itea virginica 'Henry's Garnet'

  • Proven Winners® ColorChoice®
  • Fragrant, white florets are held on narrow panicles
  • Dark green leaves turn brilliant red in the fall
  • Leaves frequently persist into the winter
  • Suckers frequently, producing a dense, arching shrub
  • Bloom Time: May to June

Zone:

5

Height:

125-150 cm

Spread:

175-200 cm

Colour:

White
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Henry's Garnet Sweetspire Growing and Maintenance Tips

Itea grows best in a slightly acidic, fertile soil with adequate moisture, however, it will tolerate some adverse conditions, like full sun to full shade. Some removal of suckers may be necessary to maintain size.


Itea virginica 'Henry's Garnet' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Fragrant
Fragrant

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average
Moist to Wet Soils
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Clumping
Vase-shape

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Specimen
Foundation planting
Hedge

 Suitable Substitutions for Itea virginica 'Henry's Garnet'

Itea virginica 'Merlot'

Itea virginica 'Merlot'

Merlot Sweetspire

Itea virginica 'Saturnalia'

Itea virginica 'Saturnalia'

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