Itea virginica ‘Sprich’ Little Henry®
Little Henry Sweetspire
'Sprich' Little Henry®
5 to 9
Mounded shrub. Moderate growth rate., Small
2 to 3 Feet
3 to 4 Feet
1-3 inches long, dark green, turning bright reddish purple in fall. Deciduous.
3-4 inches long panicles, white. May-June.
Brown capsule, persistent. Stems reddish purple to red.
Full sun to partial shade.
If burning bush has good fall color then this plant is a wildfire. Its mounded, compact stature makes this a big improvement over older selections. Perfectly suited for flooding large banks, beds and borders.
Photo courtesy of Proven Winners® Color Choice®.