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Itea virginica

Virginia Sweetspire

The evergreen and deciduous shrubs in this group that are tropical are infrequently grown. The native Itea virginica, an open arching shrub, is planted often in woodland and naturalized settings and near water. It produces graceful drooping clusters of flowers in late spring through early summer. Tolerates wet soil, yet highly drought-tolerant.
Itea virginica, Virginia Sweetspire
Blooms in early summer when not much else is flowering. Red autumn color.

Attributes - Itea virginica

Plant Type: Shrub

Bloom Season: Late Spring through Early Summer

Flower Color: White

Foliage: Deciduous

Height: 3 ft. to 5 ft.

Width: 6 ft.

Sunlight: Partial Sun, Shade

Climate: Zones 6, 7, 8, 9

Notes: Thrives in Dry Climates, Wet Soil.

Related Plants

Itea virginica 'Henry's Garnet'
 
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