PlantsItea→Virginia Sweetspire (Itea virginica 'Saturnalia')

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled 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 9b
Plant Height: 3 to 4 feet
Plant Spread: 3 to 4 feet
Leaves: Good fall color
Deciduous
Other: Dark green maturing to bright red in fall.
Fruit: Other: Dark brown capsules
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Other: Persist throughout winter
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Erosion control
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Fire Resistant
Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem

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