Vanilla Spice® Summersweet Clethra

$21.99

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Features

Characteristics

Plant Needs

Extra large, fragrant summer blooms.

This delightful, deer-resistant native plant attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. The attractive, glossy dark green leaves set off the pure white summer flowers. The flowers are wonderfully fragrant! Plant it near the deck or patio to enjoy the sweet scent in mid-summer.

Selected for its extra-large flowers

  • Individual florets are roughly double the size of other varieties.
  • Fragrant Flower
  • Fall Interest

Characteristics

Plant Type:

Shrub

Height Category:

Tall

Garden Height:

36 - 72 Inches

Spacing:

60 - 72 Inches

Spread:

36 - 60 Inches

Foliage Colors:

Green

Flower Colors:

White

Foliage Shade:

Dark green

Habit:

Upright

Container Role:

Thriller

Native to:

North America

Attracts:

Butterflies, Hummingbirds

Resists:

Deer

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:

Ideal for mixed borders and naturalizing, especially wet and semi-shady sites.

Maintenance Notes:

Prune to shape in late winter. Fertilize with a controlled release fertilizer in spring. Supplemental fertilizing with liquid fertilizer may be needed in summer. Tolerates damp soils.

Vanilla Spice®Clethraalnifolia'Caleb'USPP 21,589,Can 4,167

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