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Itea ilicifolia

Classification

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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 15 ft (4.5 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Deep green leaves; racemes of cream to yellow scented flowers in summer

Uses: Mixed shrubbery Tubs Foliage contrast Flower contrast

Zones: 7-10

Description: The most widely cultivated evergreen species, this western Chinese shrub has a narrow erect habit and grows to around 15?ft (4.5?m) tall. It bears 2?4?in (5?10?cm) long, deep green, somewhat holly-like leaves edged with small spines. The racemes, which ap

Growth Habit: Narrow erect habit

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