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Hummingbird Summersweet

Clethra alnifolia 'Hummingbird'

Pronunciation: KLEE-thra al-nee-FOH-lee-uh
SKU #02752
4-9

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OVERVIEW
Description A profusion of fragrant white flower spikes attract butterflies. Compact habit is excellent for small gardens. Effective in mass, mixed into perennial borders or along foundations. Grows well in wet areas. Deciduous.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Keep soil moist to wet.
Blooms Summer
Mature Size Slow growing; reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall, slightly wider.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Easy Care, Fall Color, North American Native Selection, Compact Form
Growth Rate Slow
Growth Habit Rounded
Flower Attributes Fragrant, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Ninebark (Physocarpos); Dogwood (Cornus); Coneflower (Echinacea); Weigela (Weigela); Aster (Aster)
CARE
Care Provide moist, humus-rich, slightly acidic, well-drained soil; avoid hot, dry sites. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Fertilize before new growth begins in early spring. Blooms on current season's growth; prune annually in late winter to promote vigorous new growth.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.