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Iva frutescens

Marsh elder

Iva frutescens is a shrub native across the southeastern coastal plain. It is naturally found in brackish marshes. It grows best in full sun sites with moist to wet soils. It can grow up to six feet tall, and has waxy evergreen leaves. Small white flowers bloom in late summer and attract pollinators. Iva frutescens is a great plant for restoration projects, or as a specimen shrub in a yard.

Species name - Container sizeCommon nameStockPriceQuantity PricingAdd to request
Iva frutescens - 1 Gallon

Marsh elder

14 in stock

$14.5210+ $7.26ea

Plant type

  • Tree / Shrub

Mature Height

  • Up to 6'

Wetland Indicator Status

  • (FACW) Facultative wetland


  • Bird Supportive
  • Evergreen
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Summer Bloomer
  • Fall Color
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Butterfly and Pollinator Supportive

Planting Zone

  • Temporarily Inundated / Shallow Land
  • Salt Marsh
  • Salt Marsh Edge

Classification by Use

  • Constructed Wetland
  • Erosion Control
  • Green Roof
  • Rain Garden
  • SCM (Stormwater Control Measure)
  • Wetland Mitigation