Itea virginica Love Child®

(Love Child Virginia Sweetspire)


$19.99


Hardiness Zones:

 5a  5b  6a  6b  7a  7b  8a  8b  9a  9b

Quick Overview:

Blooming in spring with white racemes radiating out from a rounded plant with bright green foliage. The fragrance is lovely and in autumn the foliage turns gorgeous shades of burgundy. The small size makes it perfect for smaller gardens and foundation plantings. A versatile shrub for sun or shade. Thrives in moist soil but somewhat drought tolerant too.

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Description

Easily grown in average, medium to wet soil in full sun to part shade. Adaptable to shade. Tolerates a wide range of soil conditions, but prefers moist, humusy soils. Promptly remove root suckers to prevent any unwanted spread.

Additional information

Common Name

Love Child Virginia Sweetspire

Botanical Name

Itea virginica 'Bailteaone'

Container/Amount

1 gallon

Evergreen or Deciduous

Deciduous

Hardiness Zone

5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b

Growth Rate

Average

Light Requirements

Part-shade, Part-sun, Sun

Height

3-4'

Width

3-4'

Soil Condition

Average to Wet Soils

Water Needs

Average to moist

Blooming Period

early summer

Flower Color

white

Fragrance

Yes

Foliage Color

green

Deer Resistant

Yes

Fall Color

Burgundy, Red to orange

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