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Itea virginica


 

Itea virginica
Virginia sweetspire

The small white 1/3 - 1/2" flowers have 5 very narrow petals and are borne in 4-6" long arching racemes. The flowers occur in late May and are slightly fragrant. They are moderately showy to showy.

 
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