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Plant species: Sweetspire



Virginia Sweetspire is in the genus Itea, and is native from New Jersey to eastern Texas. This shrub provides vibrant fall color and although it is deciduous, it is one of the last shrubs to lose its leaves over the winter. Once this plant is established, it can withstand drought conditions. Sweetspire plants are more… Read more »

Fall Foliage Colors in Arkansas

We are fortunate to live in one of the few areas of the world that experience brilliant fall foliage color!  Did you know that only a few regions in the Northern Hemisphere and only one region of the Southern Hemisphere enjoy this autumn coloration?  It’s easy to take the years with “good” fall color for… Read more »