Itea genus. There are about 10 species of these evergreen and deciduous shrubs and trees. They are grown for their showy fragrant autumn flowers and prickly holly-like leaves. They are frost hardy and will need sun or semi-shade with fertile, well drained but not too dry soil.
Deciduous or Evergreens, Fragrants
Asia & N.America
Grown for their foliage and flowers. Summer interest.
Propagation is by softwood cuttings in the summer.
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