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Virginia Sweetspire

(credit: Phran Novelli)

A Good Itea Is A Good Idea

When 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.

12/03/2012

(credit:  Phran Novelli)

Itea Virginica

Here’s an easy-to-grow native shrub with multiple seasons of interest from spring flowers to show-stopping fall color. Itea virginica, also known as Virginia Sweetspire.

05/14/2012

Itea virginica showing its fall colors (credit: Phran Novelli)

Replace ‘Burning Bush’ with ‘Sweet’ Alternative

Get 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.’

11/01/2010