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Clethra alnifolia



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Clethra alnifolia
Summersweet clethra

Known for its fragrant summer flowers, this small to medium deciduous shrub is an underutilized plant that warrants greater attention. The availability of both white and pink flowered forms as well as dwarf selections, makes this is a desirable plant that can fit into most landscapes.

Habit:Oval to rounded with erect branching, dense; often suckering to form groupings
Size:3-8' high
Color:Dark green
Texture:Medium-fine
Hardiness:Zone 5a USDA
Habitat:Maine - Florida, along the coast
Family:Clethraceae

 
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