Hummingbird Summersweet

Clethra alnifolia 'Hummingbird'

Item 2752

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USDA Zone:
4-9
  • Light Needs
    Full sun to Partial sun
  • Watering Needs
    Water regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.
Description:

A profusion of fragrant white flower spikes attract butterflies. Compact habit is excellent for small gardens. Effective in mass, mixed into perennial borders or along foundations. Grows well in wet areas. Deciduous.

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Average Size at Maturity
Slow growing; reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall, slightly wider.
Flowering Season
Botanical Name: Clethra alnifolia 'Hummingbird'
Deciduous/ Evergreen: Deciduous
Growth Habit: Compact
Growth Rate: Slow
Special Feature: Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, Naturalizes Well, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Tolerates Wet Soils
Foliage Color: Green
Flower Attribute: Fragrant ,   Showy Flowers
Bloom Time: Summer
Flower Color: White
Garden Style: Cottage

Provide moist, humus-rich, slightly acidic, well-drained soil; avoid hot, dry sites. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Fertilize before new growth begins in early spring. Blooms on current season's growth; prune annually in late winter to promote vigorous new growth.

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