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ITEA virginica 'Merlot'

Compact shrub with fragrant white flowers in summer. Wine-red autumn leaf colour

Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
£17.50 each

 

  • Deciduous - oblong, finely toothed leaves to 10cm (4in) long with very attractive autumn colour
  • White
  • Height - 1m (39in)
  • Spread - 1m (39in)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - dense, compact shrub with flower clusters arching above the foliage
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - trouble free
  • Place of origin - garden origin. USA. Mark Griffith, Georgia
  • Flower Shape - Racemes - - dense, erect racemes to 10cm (4in) long
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 2
    Suitable for: Deciduous shrubs and trees that flower in Spring or early Summer on previous year's growth, including plants that produce new growth at or near ground level.
    Pruning: Prune flowered shoots to strong buds. Cut back approximately 1/4 of old shoots to the base to promote replacement growth.
    When: Annually, after flowering.

    RHS groups 2 & 3
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Neutral to acid soil - - prefers slightly acid soil
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
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1m (39in)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1m (39in)
 

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