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Itea virginica 'Sprich' PP10988 Plant propagation prohibited

LITTLE HENRY® SWEETSPIRE

Breeder
Buy Little Henry® Sweetspire online. This award winning dwarf Sweetspire is covered with arching chains of slightly fragrant, pure white flowers in late spring. The fall color is nothing less than spectacular. Fiery wine-red foliage rivals burning bush. This special native shrub is perfect for all uses, containers, borders and mass planting.

Height:

2-3 Feet

Spread:

2-3 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

5-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Gray
Bark Type*
  • Smooth
Brand*
  • Proven Winners
Cultural Information*
  • Root Rot - High Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • White
  • Creamy White
Flower Type*
  • Fragrant
Growth Habit*
  • Compact Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Orange/Brilliant Orange
  • Red/Brilliant Red
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Color Winter*
  • Burgundy/Crimson/Maroon
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Bees
  • Deer Resistant
Plant Type*
  • Shrub
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Well-Drained
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Moist
  • Tolerates High pH (Alkaline Soils)
  • Average
  • Adapts Well to Wet Areas
  • Salt Tolerant
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Early Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Spring
  • Spring Flowering
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Erosion Control
  • Mass Planting
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Under Power Lines
  • Privacy/Hedge/Living Fence
  • Border Plant
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Accent Plant
  • Cut Flowers
  • Understory Planting
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Itea is easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

A Proven Winner Shrub