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Itea virginica 'Henry's Garnet'

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Plant Family: Iteaceae

Itea  virginica 'Henry's Garnet'
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Price:  £8.50

Availability:  

  

CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE

Size/Qty:  9cm pot


Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy
Position/ Situation:  Sunny Border
Sun/ Shade:  Sun to Part Shade
Planting Style:  evening twilight
Season of Interest:  Summer to Autumn
Scent:  Scented Flowers
Flower Colour:  White
Height:  medium (up to 6 feet)
Soil Type:  Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive
Soil PH:  Acid to Neutral
Bee and Butterfly:  Bee
RHS Award of Garden Merit:  Yes


An arching deciduous shrub bearing racemes of scented white flowers in mid-summer. In the autumn its leaves take on rich red colour before falling. Best in slightly acid soil, so would asscociate well with Azaleas and Rhododendrums etc. Remove flowered shoots to strong new shoots after flowering.


Mainland UK  £8.50-£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10    

 

See our delivery information page for details

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Size/Qty" on product information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall