Thursday, November 1, 2007

My Favorite Shrub- Sweetspire

Itea virginica- Sweetspire

  • Native Shrub
  • Fragrant white flower spikes in summer
  • Glossy green leaves in summer
  • Round arching shape
  • Stems are purple red where exposed to sun
  • Spectacular long lasting fall color is a blend of yellow, orange, crimson and maroon
  • Adaptable shrub, tolerates dry or wet sites
  • Relatively pest and disease free
'Henry's Garnet' is a hardy selection with the same attractive features of the species (4'x6')
We have 'Henry's Garnet' in 3G and 7G

Scarlet Beauty™ is a hardy Chicagoland Grows Selection with upright habit and scarlet fall color (4'x6')
We have Scarlet Beauty™ in 5G