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Plant Characteristics

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

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 free fertilizer with every order.

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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:

5-6 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®.

DIY Irrigation SuppliesWe use and recommend www.dripdepot.com for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.

Purchase HENRY'S GARNET SWEETSPIRE Online

Eco gallon Potted

SKU: 2345

(2.64 qrts / 2.51 liters)
(348 units available now - GR)

Standard Package
Unbranded



$37.00

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Jumbo gallon Potted

SKU: 7768

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

Standard Package
Unbranded



$37.00

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2 gallon Potted

SKU: 3615

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

Standard Package
Unbranded



$55.00

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3 gallon Potted

SKU: 3616

(2.90 gallons / 11.0 liters)
(2551 units available now - SGR)

Standard Package
Unbranded



$75.00

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Root Pouch 3 gallon

SKU: 13155

(3.17 gallons / 12 liters)
(0 units available now)
(10 units for review on 4/15/20) Pre-Order
Standard Package
Unbranded Grown in Root Pouch®.



$75.00

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5 gallon Potted

SKU: 3617

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

Standard Package
Unbranded



$95.00

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7 gallon Potted

SKU: 5689

(6.08 gallons / 23.03 liters)
(0 units available now)

Standard Package
Unbranded



$200.00

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Every plant I have ordered from Sooner is the best quality and plants always thrive.


Harry
Elmwood Park, IL
November 2016

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