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Help with identifying this shrub

Posted by daven1 Lower NY (My Page) on
Wed, Jun 25, 14 at 11:17

This shrub seems to be missing from my garden blueprint.
Can anyone tell me what it is.

Also any guidance on maintenance---such as how to control the suckers.

thank you!

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RE: Help with identifying this shrub

Virginia sweetspire, Itea virginica.

RE: Help with identifying this shrub

It will sucker

RE: Help with identifying this shrub

Should I allow the suckering to spread? Or better to continually pull them up and cut out the roots?

RE: Help with identifying this shrub

It's considered a desirable plant and mostly suckers when it gets good moisture. You only need to deal with the suckers if you don't want it to spread.

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