Beautiful white flowers in mid-summer are followed by stunning fall foliage. Very dense and compact in growth. Late spring/early summer bloomer, the mildly fragrant flower clusters arch and spray above the foliage creating a dazzling display. Apple green foliage is somewhat rounded and finely toothed along its edges. This selection is named for its wine-colored, persistent winter foliage.
- You are purchasing a Virginia Sweetspire Merlot ‘Itea Virginica’ – 3.5” Healthy Potted Plant - 3 pack
- Compact, spreading habit
- Native to Eastern U.S.
- Attractive deep red fall color
- Attracts butterflies
- Note: Images are of mature plants
- Family: Itea Virginica ‘Merlot’ Virginia Sweetspire
- Mature Size: 4’ x 4’
- Hardiness Zone: 5-9
- Characteristics: Compact, spreading
- Bloom: Late spring/early summer
- Soil: Well-drained
- Sun Exposure: Full Sun/Part Shade
- Suggested Uses: Shrub borders, foundation planting, woodland gardens, erosion control
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