Virginia Willow

Itea virginica



Small deciduous shrub of wet acidic sites. Very ornamental with fragrant white flowers in the late spring & lovely burgundy fall color. Flowers early June to July. 3 to 6 feet tall but can reach 10 feet. Prefers medium to wet soils but can tolerate a wide range of soil conditions. Prefers partial shade but can be grown in full sun once established.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Virginia Sweetspire, Tassel-white
Plant Family:Grossulariaceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Shrubs/Subshrub
Attracts Pollinators and Wildlife:Birds
Bloom Time:Early June to July
Fruit Timing:Early September to October
Global and State Rank:G4, S4
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Clay, Loam
Soil Moisture:Moist
Soil pH:Acidic, Slightly Acidic
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Partial shade
Light Range:Partial Shade
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Moist

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