Little Henry Sweetspire
Itea virginica ‘Sprich’ Plant Patent #10,988
This compact shrub only grows 2 to 3 feet tall and 2 to 3 feet wide. It has long white blossoms in the spring. It has good green foliage in the summer, which turns maroon to red in the fall.
It works well as a foundation plant or in rain gardens. It will tolerate wet areas. It prefers full sun to partial shade but can grow in full shade. It is adaptable to a wide variety of soils. It does not have any serious pest or disease problems.
2-3′ Tall 2-3′ Wide
Full sun to partial shade