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Clethra alnifolia 'Hummingbird'

Hummingbird Summersweet

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Hummingbird Summersweet is a densely branched native deciduous shrub with a mounded habit and glossy dark green foliage that turns attractive shades of yellow to golden brown in fall.  Sweetly fragrant white flower spikes bloom in summer and give way to brown seedpods that last to winter.  Prefers part sun and acidic, moist, well-drained soil.  

Type: 

Shrub

Height: 

2’ - 4’

Spread: 

3’ - 5'

Spacing: 

4’

USDA Hardiness Zone: 

4 - 9

Culture: 

Full Sun, Part Sun

Bloom Color: 

White

Season of Interest: 

SummerFall

MAINTENANCE NEEDS:  Low Maintenance. Do not let soils dry out.  Promptly remove suckers unless naturalization is desired.  Spider mites may be a concern in drier conditions.

 LANDSCAPE USES:  Accents or Group Plantings, BordersWoodland GardensNative Gardens, Hedges, and Containers.

COMPANION PLANTS:  Ninebark, Dogwood, Coneflower

IMAGES: Krzysztof Ziarnek, Kenraiz, Clethra alnifolia Hummingbird kz1, CC BY-SA 4.0, (2) Krzysztof Ziarnek, KenraizClethra alnifolia Hummingbird kz4CC BY-SA 4.0, (3) Photo by David J. Stang, Clethra alnifolia Hummingbird 2zzCC BY-SA 4.0, (4) Photo by David J. Stang, Clethra alnifolia Hummingbird 0zzCC BY-SA 4.0 

*As plants have ranges in appearance they may not appear as the images shown.

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