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Itea virginica ‘Henrys Garnet’

Itea

<i>Itea virginica</i> ‘Henrys Garnet’

A superb multiseason landscape shrub and a popular pollinator haven, this versatile semideciduous selection of the native species was discovered at Swarthmore College in the early ’80s. Dangling from the tips of arching branches like thick strands of pearls, 6 in. long cylindrical racemes present petite, spicy-scented white flowers. The lustrous oval-shaped rich green leaves clothe a pleasing, upright and rounded compact habit that blazes long-lasting fall color marked by garnet-red, crimson and scarlet. Equally lovely en masse or as a specimen, easily grown ‘Henrys Garnet’ adores low-lying damp areas, yet withstands dry soil, heavy shade and full sun.

 

Blooms May–June

Size: 3' 0" – 4' 0" high x 4' 0" – 5' 0" wide.

Hardy to zone 5.

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