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Itea, Little Henry

Itea virginica (Itea, Little Henry)
Little Henry Itea

Itea virginica 'Sprich'

Sprich Sweetspire, better known as Little Henry, is a compact form of the species that has pure white panicle flowers in early summer and fantastic red fall color. It is a terrific plant to mass on banks, in beds and borders.

Compact
Pure white flowers
Great red fall color

Height

24-36 in

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Spread

36 in

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Patent No.

10,998


USDA Hardiness Zone 5 to 8

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Attributes
Great Foliage
Container
Cut Flower / or Foliage
Mass Planting
Naturalizing
Border
Exposure
Sun
Partial Shade
Foliage Color
Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Moist
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Beautyberry 'Early Amethyst' Beautyberry 'Early Amethyst' (Callicarpa dichotoma 'Early Amethyst')