Itea virginica

Virginia Sweetspire

  • White spring flower clusters
  • Dark green leaves turn deep red in fall
  • Slender, arching branches
  • Height: 36-60 Inches
  • Spread: 48-72 Inches
  • Hardiness Zone: 5 - 9

Characteristics & Attributes

Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist, Well-Drained
Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Attributes
Rain Gardens and Bioswales
Erosion Control
Wetlands and Streambank Stabilization
Mass Planting
Midwest Native
Naturalizing
Border or Bed
Habit
Deciduous
Program
Grow Native!
MSD (Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District)
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