Itea Scentlandia®

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$22.95 ea.
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Once upon a time in the land of Scentlandia™, there was the perfect shrub. Fabulously fragrant, sun or shade tolerant, showy white bottle-brush flowers, deer resistant, handsome foliage turning blazing red in fall…it will live happily ever after with its multi-season interest. Itea is one of the most shade-tolerant flowering shrubs and Scentlandia™ is sweetly compact to work well in any sized landscape. Proven Winners® selections are trialed and tested to be colorful, long blooming, carefree and easy to grow.

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Code ITSC
Patent Pending 'SMNIVDFC'
Plant Type Shrubs
Species virginica
Height Medium 2-3'
Spacing Plant 2-3' apart
Bloom Time Early Summer to Late Summer
Sun / Shade Full Sun to Full Shade
Zones
5-9
Soil Type Normal
Water Needs Medium
Sold In Plantable Pots

Special Features

  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Deer Resistant
  • Fragrant
  • Long-Blooming

Planting Sites

  • For a Slope or Bank
  • Good for Hedge
  • Shade Tolerant
  • Wet Site Tolerant

Itea General Information

Itea are low-mounding deciduous shrubs and compact in habit. Stunning on a bank or in a border. Deer resistant. Grows in full sun to deep shade. Attractive to butterflies. Idaho has restricted all potted plant material from being shipped into Idaho at this time.

Itea Plant Care

Needs little pruning. Wayward stems can be removed at any time. Over-all trimming, if desired, is best done after flowering.