FIZZY MIZZY® Sweetspire

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Features

Characteristics

Plant Needs

A sweetspire that literally stands out in the landscape! Its abundant upright flower spikes are bright white and carry a light, lovely fragrance that attracts people and pollinators. An early summer bloom time helps bridge the gap between the seasons seamlessly and its thick, dark green foliage is handsome enough to carry the show for the rest of the season. With a petite size, you'll be able to use it in any size garden.

Top reasons to grow Fizzy Mizzy sweetspire:

  • Unique upright bloom, like the exclamation point of the garden
  • Very tidy, uniform habit
  • One of the most shade tolerant flowering shrubs
Fragrant Flower
Fall Interest
Bog Plant

Characteristics

Plant Type:

Shrub

Height Category:

Short

Garden Height:

24 - 36 Inches

Spacing:

24 - 36 Inches

Spread:

24 - 36 Inches

Foliage Colors:

Green

Flower Colors:

White

Foliage Shade:

Green

Habit:

Mounded

Container Role:

Thriller

Attracts:

Bees, Butterflies

Resists:

Deer

Plant Needs

Light Requirement:

Full Shade, Part Sun to Sun, Sun, Sun or Shade

Maintenance Category:

Easy

Bloom Time:

Early Summer, Mid Summer

Hardiness Zones:

5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b

Water Category:

Average

Soil Fertility Requirement:

Average Soil

Uses:

Border Plant, Container, Edging Plant, Groundcover, Landscape, Mass Planting, Specimen or Focal Point

Light Requirement:

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Uses Notes:

Plant near a window or outdoor area where you can enjoy its fragrance. Its small stature makes it a nice choice for adding color and scent to perennial gardens. 

Itea is one of the few shrubs that will still flower reasonably well even in shade.

Maintenance Notes:

Itea needs little maintenance. In spring, after new growth begins to emerge, you can remove any stems that aren't showing signs of life - do not prune until you see signs of new growth.

A 1-2" layer of mulch will help retain moisture.

Fizzy Mizzy®Iteavirginica'SMNIVMM'USPP 33,549, Can PBRAF

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