Itea virginica 'Morton' (Scarlet Beauty™ Virginia Sweetspire)
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Scarlet Beauty™ Virginia Sweetspire

Itea virginica 'Morton'

Scarlet Beauty™ Virginia Sweetspire

Upright growing Sweetspire with white flowers preceding red, orange and yellow fall color. Plant has displayed good resistance to chlorosis. Less dieback than 'Henry's Garnet' and 'Little Henry'.
Height: 4-6 ft
Width: 3-4 ft
Soil Conditions: Moist
Flower Color: White
Bloom Time: July
Hardiness Zone: 4 TO 9
ITEM # CROP IMAGE SIZE CURRENT AVAIL
21498.3G #3 2033
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Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes
Fall Color
Fragrant Flower
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Pollinators
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Plant Habit
Upright
Light Conditions
Sun to Part Shade
Flower Color
White
Flower Hue
Medium
Flower Height
4' to 6'
Flower Type
Spike
Foliage Color
Green
Leaf Texture
Medium
Prune Time
April
Flower Form
Single
Flower Size
3" to 6"
Growth Rate
Average
Origin
North America

Possible Substitution Plants

Fothergilla major 'Mount Airy'
Viburnum plicatum 'Newzam'
Viburnum dentatum var. deamii 'SMVDLS'
Viburnum dentatum var. deamii 'SMVDBL'
Viburnum dentatum 'Rastzam'
Viburnum dentatum 'Christom'