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Itea virginica 'Merlot' (Virginia Sweetspire)

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Product Name Price Qty
Itea virginica 'Merlot' | 1 gal. pot
$25.00
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Quick Overview

Selected by Mark Griffith for its compact form with a more upright habit. Fragrant white flowers appear in June. This clone develops orange changing-to-red fall color.

Itea 'Merlot'

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Selected by Mark Griffith for its compact form with a more upright habit. Fragrant white flowers appear in June. This clone develops orange changing-to-red fall color.

Additional Information

Name Itea virginica 'Merlot' (Virginia Sweetspire)
Nursery Only No
Plant Height 3-4 ft
Plant Width 3-4 ft
Zone 5, 6, 7, 8
Hardy to Temp -15°F
Sun Requirements Full Sun, Part Shade
Soil Moisture Average, Moist, well-drained
Bloom Color White
Fragrant Yes
Foliage Color Dark Green
Plant Type Deciduous Shrub
Deer Resistant Yes
Wildlife Value Bees
U.S. Native Yes
New Offering No
Genus Itea
Species virginica
Cultivar 'Merlot'
Common Name Virginia Sweetspire
RareFind Exclusive No
Rare Plant No
Catalog Category Trees, Shrubs & Vines