Itea Sweetspire is a deciduous shrub native to eastern North America. They are beautiful in fall when their leaves turn orange, red and gold. They require average to well-drained soil and are easy to grow. They do best planted in full sun and won’t flower as well under shady conditions. Though not necessary, you can feed them with a well-balanced fertilizer in early spring. They flower mid spring to early summer.
Height: 4′ – 6′
Width: 4′ – 6′
Watering and soil: Moist, well drained.
Exposure: Full sun.
Varieties: Little Henry, Scentlandia, Scarlet Beauty
See: Shrubs and Roses
Category: Sun Perennials – Sun Plants – Sunny Plants – Shrubs – Deciduous Shrubs – Sweetspire near me – Itea