Itea virginica Little Henry®

Sweetspire, Virginia Willow

$19.95 ea. (3+ discount) $19.50 ea.

In stock for Spring 2021

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Plant Code: ITLH

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This award-winning shrub offers long-blooming, white spiral-shaped flowers shooting from the compact foliage like fireworks. Lush green foliage transforms to fiery red in fall to set your autumn garden ablaze with color. Patented.

So versatile; Itea Little Henry is perfect for smaller borders, grouped or massed on a large bank or the fresh white flowers will brighten a woodland garden. Proven Winners® selections are trialed and tested to be colorful, long blooming, carefree and easy to grow.

Details

Type: Shrubs
Height: Medium 2-3'
Spacing: Plant 3' apart
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Late Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Full Shade
Zones: 5-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal
Flower: White
Accent: White
Patent: PP10,998 'Sprich'
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • For a Slope or Bank
  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Deer Resistant
  • Fragrant
  • Good for Hedge
  • Long-Blooming
  • Shade Tolerant
  • Wet Site Tolerant

Itea General Information

Itea are low-mounding deciduous shrubs and compact in habit. Stunning on a bank or in a border. Deer resistant. Grows in full sun to deep shade. Attractive to butterflies. Idaho has restricted all potted plant material from being shipped into Idaho at this time.

Itea Plant Care

Needs little pruning. Wayward stems can be removed at any time. Over-all trimming, if desired, is best done after flowering. Flowers form on old wood.