Little Henry® Dwarf Virginia Sweetspire

Itea virginica 'Sprich'

Pronunciation: eye-TEE-uh vir-JIN-ih-kuh
SKU #04649
5-9

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OVERVIEW
Description This compact Sweetspire starts out the summer with a beautiful display of fragrant white flowers that blanket the shrub. As summer progresses shiny, disease-free foliage appears until fall when the foliage turns a stunning garnet-red. Full sun exposure will produce more vibrant fall color. Perfectly suited for covering large banks, beds and borders.
Light Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Watering Keep soil moist, but not soggy.
Blooms Late spring to early summer
Mature Size Reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Attracts Butterflies, Fall Color, Compact Form
Problems/Solutions Rabbit Resistant, Very Wet Areas
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Fragrant, Showy Flowers
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Hedge
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Green
CARE
Care Prefers rich, evenly moist, well-drained soils; tolerates a wide range of soil conditions including drought and bog when established. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Feed before new growth begins in spring. Promptly remove root suckers to prevent any unwanted spread.

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.