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Learn about several plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.

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Photo 8 of 13Arching, deciduous shrub with drooping white clusters of flowers in late spring and showy fall foliage

Henry's Garnet Virginia Sweetspire (8 of 13)

Plant in full sun to moderate shade; foliage and flowering are better in full sun
Plant in wet, moist or average garden soil that is high in organic matter
Height: 3-4 feet; Width: 4-6 feet, suckering
Hardy in zones 5-9:
Zone 5: Plant in spring to prevent winter heaving; plant in full sun to light shade; mulch after first hard frost; avoid contact with salt; water when dry.
Zone 6: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in full sun to light shade; mulch in fall; water when dry.
Zone 7: Plant in fall; plant in full sun to partial shade; mulch in fall; water when dry.
Zone 8: Plant in fall; plant in full sun to moderate shade; mulch in fall; water when dry.
Zone 9: Plant in fall; plant in full sun to moderate shade; mulch in fall; water when dry.

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