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Common Name: Virginia Sweetspire      Latin Name: Itea virginica      Size: 3 (min) to 5 (max)
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Itea virginica
Origin: eastern USA
Maximum Height: 5 feet

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Category: Shrub
Family: Saxifragaceae
Genus: Itea
species: virginica
Origin: eastern USA
Size: 3 (min) to 5 (max)
Size Description: small to medium shrub
Characteristics: star rating Recommended star rating Native
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Bloom history: (Recorded in Cincinnati, Ohio, unless otherwise noted)5/23/2009 until 6/13/2009 See other plants that bloom at this time.
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Location: Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens 3400 Vine Street Cincinnati OH 45220 [Latitude: 39.142760600000000 Longitude: -84.506363316666700] Specimen: 1270
Location: Spring Grove Cemetery 4521 Spring Grove Ave Cincinnati OH 45232 [Latitude: 39.165813783333300 Longitude: -84.522868066666700] Specimen: 1395
Location: New Orleans [Latitude: 29.987795700000000 Longitude: -90.095545500000000] Specimen: 11817
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NOLA Botanical Garden, April 2019
Location: New Orleans

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NOLA Botanical Garden, April 2019
Location: New Orleans

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NOLA Botanical Garden, April 2019
Location: New Orleans

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