First Snow® Japanese Clethra
Clethra barbinervis 'Takeda Nishiki'
Full sun, Partial sun
Requires regular watering- weekly or more often in extreme heat.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||KLEE-thra bar-BIN-ner-viss|
|Average Size at Maturity||Reaches 10 to 20 ft. tall and 10 to 15 ft. wide.|
|Flower Attribute||Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Very Wet Areas, Woodland Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Dramatic Foliage Color, Tolerates Wet Soils, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Requires regular watering- weekly or more often in extreme heat.|
Provide moist, humus-rich, slightly acidic soil. Thrives in part sun to dappled shade. May be hardy to zone 5 in locations if sheltered from harsh winter winds.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 6 - 9