Merlot Sweetspire

Itea virginica 'Merlot'

  • Fragrant, white florets are held on narrow panicles
  • Dark green leaves turn burgundy to red in the fall
  • Leaves frequently persist into the winter
  • Suckers frequently, producing a dense, arching shrub
  • Bloom Time: Summer

ZONE:
5

COLOUR:
White

HEIGHT:
100-125 cm

SPREAD:
100-125 cm

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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.

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