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)
Drought tolerant
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Fragrant
Miniature

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Zone Zone 5
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate to Consistent Moisture
Native to Native Cultivar
Patent Info PP# 10,988
Brand Proven Winners

Smooth-margined, narrow, glossy dark green foliage retains it colour into the fall but may have a bronze tinge in winter. Inconspicuous blooms. Slow growth rate. Ideal for topiary. Dense upright conical habit.

Blooms early spring
3-5′ tall x 2-3′ spread
Evergreen
Drought tolerant
Moderate salt tolerance
Fragrant insignificant flowers

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Known for their large flower heads, these shrubs and their abundant blooms bring a touch of charm and whimsy to any backyard or garden. This variety produces pointed flower clusters that open creamy white, turning soft pink then deep fuchsia as the weather cools, giving multi-coloured effect. Foliage is comprised of ovate green leaves. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer
6-7 ft tall x 4-5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Salt Tolerant
Attracts bees and butterflies
Tolerant to juglone
Deciduous

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(FRAGRANT) Dark pink buds open in clusters of single pure pink florets covering the shrub from mid spring to early summer. The glossy dark green foliage turns burgundy or bronze in fall. Upright rounded habit. 6-10′ tall x 5-10′ spread. Full Sun.

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Blazing yellow flowers stand out against the green foliage of this semi-evergreen shrub. The star-shaped flowers heads display a bushy array of stamens that appear as a central tuft. The foliage begins a shade of bronze, then turns medium green, then darker, to a lovely shade of blue green. Fast growth rate.

Blooms early summer
2-3 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Attracts bees and butterflies

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

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

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