LITTLE HENRY DWARF SWEETSPIRE® is a compact variety with fragrant white flower clusters.  The flowers of this shrub grow in extended slender groups and are abundant in the spring.  Little Henry Dwarf Sweetspire ® blooms in early summer.  The unique flower clusters add to the eye appeal of the plant.

In the fall, the foliage of this plant turns fire engine red, giving it interest from spring to fall.  Full sun exposure to the shrub will provide it with more vibrant fall color.  One of the great features of this shrub is that it is deer resistant.

Little Henry Dwarf Sweetspire

Little Henry Dwarf Sweetspire ®

Itea virginica ‘Sprich’ PP10988

Plant Type- Deciduous Shrub

Flower Color- White

Foliage Color- Green Summer to Red in Fall

Growth Habit- Round

Growth Rate- Moderate

Zone- 5-9

Height- 2′

Spread- 3′

Light- Part shade to sun

Details-  Little Henry Dwarf Sweetspire ® is a moderate growing, low maintenance shrub.  This shrub is deer resistant.  This sweetspire works well in mass plantings.

Pruning-  Pruning should be done annually in late winter to promote new growth.  Pruning can be done in the fall after the plant is done blooming for the season.

Other Sweetspire plant options.

Henry’s Garnet Sweetspire

Merlot Sweetspire

Short N Sweet™ Sweetspire