PlantsItea→Sweetspire (Itea virginica Scarlet Beauty™)

Trade name information:
Trade Name: Scarlet Beauty™
Cultivar name: 'Morton'
General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9a
Plant Height: 3 - 5 feet
Plant Spread: 3 - 5 feet
Leaves: Good fall color
Deciduous
Other: Medium green turning orange and red shades in fall.
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
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