Itea virginica Henry's Garnet (Sweetspire)
- Usually Flowers : July, August, September
Upright deciduous shrub with arching branches bearing lustrous dark green leaves. Slender, pendent racemes of fragrant, greenish-white flowers. July to September. Ht.1.5m.(5ft.). Leaves turn rich burgandy in autumn. Grow in sun or part shade and fertile, moist, slightly acidic soil. Good for borders, woodland settings or watersides.