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Ruby Spice Summersweet

Clethra alnifolia 'Ruby Spice'

Item 2753

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USDA Zone:
4-9
This plant will grow in my zone:
6
  • Light Needs
    Partial sun
  • Watering Needs
    Water regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.
Description:

Fragrant spikes of small rich rose-pink flowers stand above glossy green foliage in the summer. Compact habit makes this a good choice for small gardens in shrub borders and mixed into perennial borders. Deciduous.

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Average Landscape Size
Slow-growing to 8 ft. tall and slightly wider.
Flowering Season
Botanical Name: Clethra alnifolia 'Ruby Spice'
Deciduous/ Evergreen: Deciduous
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: Showy Flowers ,   Fragrant
Bloom Time: Summer
Flower Color: Pink
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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