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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Gray
Bark Type*
  • Smooth
Brand*
  • Pennsylvania Gold Medal Award Winners
Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
  • Root Rot - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • White
  • Creamy White
Flower Type*
  • Fragrant
Growth Habit*
  • Compact Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Red/Brilliant Red
  • Orange/Brilliant Orange
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Color Winter*
  • Burgundy/Crimson/Maroon
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Attracts Bees
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Butterflies
Plant Type*
  • Shrub
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Average
  • Tolerates High pH (Alkaline Soils)
  • Adapts Well to Wet Areas
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Well-Drained
  • Moist
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Spring
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Spring Flowering
  • Early Spring
  • Summer
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Tolerates Dappled Shade in Northern States
  • Tolerates Dappled Shade in Southern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Southern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Northern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Northern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Under Power Lines
  • Privacy/Hedge/Living Fence
  • Border Plant
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Accent Plant
  • Understory Planting
  • Cut Flowers
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Mass Planting
  • Erosion Control
  • Landscape Specimen
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Itea is easy to grow, and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

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HENRY'S GARNET SWEETSPIRE

Itea viriginica 'Henry's Garnet'

Buy Henry's Garnet Sweetspire online. A compact, rounded shrub with arching branches that grows 3 to 5 feet tall by 4 to 6 feet wide. Large, white, fragrant flowers are produced in early summer. Long lasting fall color is a brilliant dark maroon with hints of pink and red.

Mature Height:

3-5 Feet

Mature Spread:

4-6 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

5-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Iteaceae · Common Name: Sweetspire

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

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Purchase HENRY'S GARNET SWEETSPIRE Online

Eco gallon Potted

SKU: 2345

(2.64 qrts / 2.51 liters)
(570 units available now - G)

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$35.00

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Jumbo gallon Potted

SKU: 7768

(4.04 qrts / 3.82 liters)
(34 units available now - S)

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$35.00

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2 gallon Potted

SKU: 3615

(1.87 gallons / 7.09 liters)
(480 units available now - G)

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$45.00

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3 gallon Potted

SKU: 3616

(2.90 gallons / 11.0 liters)
(259 units available now - SR)

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$75.00

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5 gallon Potted

SKU: 3617

(4.10 gallons / 15.55 liters)
(293 units available now - G)

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$95.00

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7 gallon Potted

SKU: 5689

(6.08 gallons / 23.03 liters)
(15 units available now - R)

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$200.00

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