Merlot Sweetspire – ITEA v. ‘Merlot’. 3-4’ tall, 3’ spread, full sun-part shade, early summer bloom. Fragrant panicles of pure white flowers bloom in early summer, glossy green foliage in the summer and stunning deep wine-red fall foliage that persists into winter. Attracts butterflies & is bee friendly. Deer resistant. Zones 5-9. Potted in 1 quart pot.
234 in stock
5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9
Consistent | Average
Spring | Summer | Fall
Bee Friendly | Butterflies
1 quart pot
Easily grown in average, medium to wet, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Adaptable to shade. Prefers moist, humusy soils, but tolerates a wide range of soil conditions.
Border, Firescaping, Woodland Garden
Easy Care, Fall Color, Pollenizer, Year-round Interest, Compact Form