Henry's Garnet Virginia Sweetspire
Popular Ornamental Shrub with 4-Season Interest
Henry’s Garnet Virginia Sweetspire, Itea virginica 'Henry's Garnet', is an ornamental shrub with wonderfully fragrant blooms. Plant one for a gorgeous foundation plant in your front yard, or use several in your side yard. They naturalize well and are sure to provide an elegant appearance in those less-civilized areas of your landscape.
Your Henry’s Garnet Virginia Sweetspire will wow you with its 6-inch long, dense clusters of white blossoms in June (when many other plants are just getting started). The fragrant beauties last well into summer and are sure to call you in for a closer look…just as it will your hummingbirds, butterflies and other pollinators.
The flowers reach up above the bright green foliage before gently cascading down for an elegant appearance in your landscape. The oblong leaves transition to a delightful red for fall and often hang on into winter to extend the show.
Henry’s Garnet Virginia Sweetspire will grow to about 5 feet in height with a 6-foot spread. It’s an upright shrub with a rounded form and an open nature. This Sweetspire won’t require a lot of time from you to achieve its naturally beautiful appearance, and is hardy enough to thrive regardless of minor inconveniences. It even naturalizes well.
Sweetspire has long been a popular ornamental shrub among gardeners, and Henry’s Garnet Virginia Sweetspire has clusters almost twice as long as other cultivars! It’s sure to bring a smile to your face this year when you witness first-hand all that it has to offer for your yard.
* Summer flowers
* Wildlife interest
|Brand||Nature Hills Nursery|
|Botanical Name||Itea virginica 'Henry's Garnet'|
|Mature Height||3 - 5 feet|
|Mature Spread||4 - 6 feet|
|Soil Type||Widely Adaptable|
|Sun Exposure||Partial Sun|