SUGARTINA® ‘Crystalina’ Summersweet

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Features

Characteristics

Plant Needs

Fragrant white flowers in mid-summer. Yellow fall color. Native. Attracts butterflies. Dwarf.

  • Fragrant Flower
  • Fall Interest

Characteristics

Plant Type:

Shrub

Height Category:

Tall

Garden Height:

30 - 36 Inches

Spacing:

36 - 48 Inches

Spread:

28 - 36 Inches

Foliage Colors:

Green

Flower Colors:

White

Flower Shade:

White

Foliage Shade:

Dark green

Habit:

Mounded

Container Role:

Thriller

Native to:

North America

Attracts:

Butterflies

Resists:

Deer, Small or Miniature

Plant Needs

Light Requirement:

Part Shade to Shade, Part Sun to Sun, Sun

Maintenance Category:

Easy

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Hardiness Zones:

4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b

Water Category:

Average

Uses:

Landscape

Light Requirement: 

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Uses Notes: 

Excellent for mixed borders or woodland gardens. Can also be used in wildlife gardens. Its small size makes it a good fit for narrow beds or smaller gardens. Also good as a foundation plant.

Maintenance Notes: 

Little care is needed for this plant. It may be pruned to shape in late winter/early spring. It holds its tight, dense shape so heavy pruning is rarely needed. If desired, apply a granular fertilizer formulated for woody plants in early spring.  Tolerates damp soils.

Add some fragrance to your late summer garden! 

This dwarf summersweet has very fragrant pure white flowers that attract butterflies in mid-summer. It has dark glossy foliage and holds its tight dense shape without pruning. The dark green foliage turns yellow in fall. An excellent native plant for the home landscape.

Sugartina®'Crystalina'ClethraalnifoliaUSPP 21,561, Can 4,160

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