Botanical Name: Itea virginica 'Henry's Garnet'
Type: Deciduous shrub
Zone: Hardy to Zone 6
Size: 1m high and 1.25 wide ( 3ft high, 4ft wide)
Bloom Time: June
Bloom Description: White
Light: Full sun to part shade
Water: Medium to wet
Suggested Use: Rain Garden
Flower: Showy, Fragrant
Leaf: Good Fall
Tolerate: Heavy Shade, Erosion
Soil: Tolerates any soil, even wet
Fragrant summer blooms and brilliant fall colour! Season-long interest for the garden. A compact native shrub covered with 6" long white flowers. Foliage turns a brilliant reddish-purple, lasting late into fall. Plant in groups of 3 or more for an effective display.
Key to success: Fertilise with Tree and Shrub food for optimum growth. Plant with triple mix and liquid transplanter fertilizer.