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Itea virginica Little Henry® ('Sprich') (Sweetspire)

This native deciduous shrub features spears of lightly scented, crisp white flowers resembling shooting fireworks. The foliage is an attractive dark green in summer that changes to brilliant shades of orange, red, and purple in fall. Moderate growth rate. Compact habit.

Blooms early summer
2-3 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant


Zone Zone 5
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate to Consistent Moisture
Native to Native Cultivar
Brand Proven Winners