A Good Itea Is A Good IdeaWhen a shrub is still pretty in December, it's something more people should be planting. Shrubs with several seasons of interest are a smart and easy way to keep your garden beautiful year 'round.
Itea VirginicaHere's an easy-to-grow native shrub with multiple seasons of interest from spring flowers to show-stopping fall color. <em>Itea virginica</em>, also known as Virginia Sweetspire.
Replace 'Burning Bush' with 'Sweet' AlternativeGet rid of your ‘Burning Bush’ – it’s foreign, it’s invasive and it’s terribly overused. Need another reason? There’s an even prettier plant that’s native, ‘Virginia Sweetspire.’