Growing & Maintenance:

In spring, apply balanced fertilizer according to package directions. Check soil weekly for moisture. Water thoroughly when dry. After flowering is complete, prune to shape. No winter protection is necessary.

Little Henry® Virginia Sweetspire

Itea virginica 'Little Henry' (PP10988)

Plant Type: Flowering Shrubs

Large, lightly fragrant, pure white flowers spires bloom in early to midsummer. A low mounded, compact growth habit, with flowers spires appearing like shooting fireworks. Green summer foliage, brilliant red fall color.

Height: 3-4 ft
Spread: 3-4 ft
Spacing: 3-4 ft
Hardiness Zone: 5-9
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Characteristics & Attributes for Itea virginica 'Little Henry'

Sunlight Requirements

Full Sun/Partial Shade (4-6 hours direct sunlight)

Season of Interest (Flowering)

Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage)

Fall
Spring

Features

Fragrant
Fall Color

Habit

Mounding
Compact

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape Function

Mass Planting
Border or Bed
Container

Soil Preferences

Moist, Well-Drained
Almost Any