Little Henry Sweetspire


5 – 9


24 – 36 inches


full sun to part shade

By: Meriel Bradley

Little Henry Sweetspire has so much going for it.

It’s loaded with lightly scented flowers in early summer that the bees just love and it also has fantastic fiery fall colour, giving you multi-season interest.

It is native to North America, easy-care and is just as happy in the shade as it is in full sun – although it will have more flowers and better fall colour if it gets some sun each day.

It prefers moist soil, but it can tolerate wet conditions. Once established it can also manage in dryer conditions quite nicely.

This lovely compact plant is a keeper!



Quick Facts

Grows best in full sun to part shade

Blooms early summer

Beautiful fall colour

Attracts bees and butterflies

Grows 2 – 3 feet tall

Hardy zones 5 – 9

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