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Itea chinensis

Classification

Order: Rosales
   Family: Grossulariaceae
            Genus: Itea
                        Specie: Itea chinensis

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 6-10 ft (1.8-3 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Deep green leaves; racemes of white flowers in summer

Uses: Mixed shrubbery Tubs Foliage contrast Flower contrast

Zones: 7-9

Description: Native to western China, this evergreen shrub grows 6?10?ft (1.8?3?m) high and wide. Its branches have an arching habit and the plant gains height by mounding up on itself. The foliage is deep green with serrated edges and is rather holly-like with the la

Growth Habit: Spreading habit with arching branches

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