Itea virginica Little Henry®

Sweetspire, Virginia Willow

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

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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.


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.

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.