If burning bush has good fall color then this plant is a wildfire. Its mounded, compact stature makes this a big improvement over older selections. Perfectly suited for flooding large banks, beds and borders.

Category:
Deciduous Shrub, Proven Winners®Color Choice
Genus:
Itea
Species:
virginica
Cultivar
'Sprich' Little Henry®
Common Name:
'Little Henry' Sweetspire
Patent ID:
pp# 10988
Height:
2 to 3 Feet
Spread:
3 to 4 Feet
Habit:
Small, mounded shrub. Moderate growth rate.
Zone:
5 to 9
Culture:
Full sun to partial shade.
Flower:
3-4 inches long panicles, white. May-June.
Fruit:
Brown capsule, persistent. Stems reddish purple to red.
Foliage:
Dark green, 1-3 inches long, turning bright reddish purple in fall. Deciduous.