Itea virginica Henry's Garnet


  • Fragrant white spring flowers
  • Stunning fall color for many weeks
  • Tolerant of wide range of conditions
  • Gold Medal Plant Award
Height: 3-4 Feet
Spread: 5-6 Feet
Zone: 5 - 9
Color: White

Interesting Notes about Sweetspire:

Fragrant white flowers in late May and burgundy foliage in fall. Native, good in wetlands. Gold Medal Plant Award, PA.

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Humming-birds


  • Naturalizing
  • Great Foliage
  • Border or Bed


  • Partial Sun

Foliage Color:

  • Burgundy

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Spring

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Fall

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water
  • Moist, Well-Drained