Itea virginica ‘Merlot’

Merlot Sweetspire

A compact small shrub with fragrant white flower spikes in the early summer. The fall foliage is a bright, deep red wine color, lasting well into fall. It does well in sun or shade and is tolerant of wet sites. Useful in mass planting, along a stream bank, or in the shrub border.

  • Common Name: Merlot Sweetspire
  • Height: 3' tall
  • Spread: 3' wide
  • Type: Deciduous
  • Zone: 5 - 9

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