Joy Creek Nursery

533-003D4   Itea virginica 'Merlot'     ( Virginia sweetspire )

Itea virginica 'Merlot'
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The fragrant, pipe-cleaner-like inflorescences of Itea 'Merlot' create a cascading pattern on this mid-sized ornamental shrub. Apple green foliage is somewhat rounded and finely toothed along its edges. This selection is named for its wine-colored, persistent winter foliage.

June to July.  3.5-4 ft. x 4 ft.

White flowers

Sun, Part Shade     Zones 6, 7, 8, 9

20300 NW Watson Road  Scappoose, OR 97056
(503) 543-7474    (503) 543-6933 (FAX)