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Itea virginica 'Henry's Garnet' /Henry's Garnet Virginia Willow

Itea virginica 'Henry's Garnet'  / Itea virginica 'Henry's Garnet'
Specimen shrub in flower
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Specimen shrub in flower

Foliage begins to change colors in early autumn

Drooping racemes of white flowers

Broad, spreading shrub in summer growth

A specimen adjacent to a garden path, an excellent position for this native shrub

Autumn color, a highly predictable feature of this native shrub

Summer foliage

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Scientific Name: Itea virginica 'Henry's Garnet'
Common Name: Henry's Garnet Virginia Willow
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: Fragrant, white flowers in early summer in large, drooping racemes cover the plant almost completely. Provides a good naturalized effect, especially along streams or by ponds.