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!
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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