Summersweet – Hummingbird (Clethra alnifolia)


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1 Gallon

The flowers are attractive to hummingbirds, bees and butterflies, and the resulting dark brown seed capsules will attract birds during the autumn.
Blooms 3-5 weeks with fragrant, white flowers. Blooms mid July to Mid August.
Very Hardy, prefers well-drained, high organic soil, but tolerates wet soil too.
Grows in Sun to shade, prefer dappled shade.
One of the finest compact flowering shrubs. Attractive to many pollinators.

Flower Color: White
Zones: 3-9
Growth Habit: Shrub
Height: 2-4′
Spread: 3-5′
Light Needs: Sun-Shade
Flowering Season: Spring-Summer
Landscape Value: 5 of 5
Naturalizing Value: 5 of 5
Pollen Value: 2 of 5
Nectar Value: 3 of 5
Water Requirements: all but drought
Native: species native
Invasive: no