A cultivar characterized by compact spreading habit, panicles of white flowers in summer, golden-chartreuse foliage in summer that turns scarlet in fall, and red stem color in winter. In combination these traits set ‘Little Honey’ apart from all other existing cultivars, it is a branch sport and was first discovered in 1999 in a cultivated area of Olympia, Washington. The inventor who first discovered ‘Little Honey’ operates a tissue culture lab, where he produces and transports woody plants worldwide.
USPatent PP15477, 01/11/2005
Gardens found in the 28 pre 2000 surveyed:
Gardens found in the 10 surveyed in 2010: ESV KAL NAN JCR
UKPlant Finder: 2012 = 7 + 2 nurseries