Itea

Virginia Sweet Spire

 

 

Virginia sweetspire or Virginia willow, is a species of flowering plant in the family Iteaceae. It is native to the southern United States and particularly associated with Virginia.

Itea virginica is a deciduous shrub , with alternate, simple leaves. The flowers are white or cream downward pointing and slightly curved spikes. In summer the leaves turn shades of red in fall.

Wikipedia contributors. (2019, September 3). Itea virginica. In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 14:25, January 9, 2020, from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Itea_virginica&oldid=913804849