- USDA Hardiness Zones 5-9
- Height 2-3 Feet Tall
- Spread 2-3 Feet Wide
- Light Requirement is Full Shade to Full Sun
The Scentlandia Sweetspire is a very versatile plant and one of the most fragrant sweetspire out there! Its compact size makes it wonderful for any space. It is tolerant to shade and will thrive in the most wet soils. The blooms are larger and more tolerant to colder climates than other sweetspires. You are sure to love this one!
Blooms begin to appear in the early summer. The white blooms are paired with lovely green foliage. It is highly fragrant. This perennial has a height and spread of twenty-four to thirty-six inches. Its compact size allows for versatility. Plant near a window and you will enjoy its fragrance. It does well with mass planting, edging, border plating. It makes for wonderful ground cover. It is a great addition to any landscape or garden.
Scentlandia Sweetspire Care
The Scentlandia Sweetspire is extremely shade tolerant. You can plant in full sun, part shade, or full shade. It has average water needs. This shrub can tolerate all soils with varying PH levels. The Scentlandia Sweetspire can tolerate wet soils. Mulching around the base is preferred. Once new growth appears, dead stems can be removed. Pruning should take place after new growth emerges.
Scentlandia Sweetspire Spacing
Spacing for the Scentlandia Sweetspire should be at minimum 24” center on center, when planting in proximity such as border or mass plating. Proper spacing ensues the health of your plant and strong roots.
Scentlandia Sweetspire Plant Facts
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 5-9
|Flower Color(s): White
|Bloom Period: Early Summer
|Foliage Color(s): Green to Red
|Light Exposure: Full Shade to Full Sun
|Height Class: Short
|Height: 2-3 Feet
|Spread: 2-3 Feet
|Spacing: 2-3 Feet
|Blooms On: Old Wood
|Shrub Type: Deciduous
|Scientific Name: Scentlandia® Itea virginica 'SMNIVDFC' USPPAF
|Common Name: Scentlandia® Sweetspire
|Other Name(s): Virginia Sweetspire; Virginia Willow
|Brand: Proven Winners ColorChoice®
|Drought Tolerant: No
|Features: Fall Interest; Fragrant Flower
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)
Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations
Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.