Ruby Spice Summersweet
Clethra alnifolia 'Ruby Spice'
Water regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.
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- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||KLEE-thra al-nee-FOH-lee-uh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slow-growing to 8 ft. tall and slightly wider.|
|Flower Attribute||Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Hedge, Very Wet Areas, Coastal Exposure, Wildlife Garden|
|Light Needs||Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, Naturalizes Well, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Tolerates Wet Soils, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.|
|Companion Plants||Boxwood (Buxus); Weigela (Weigela); Coneflower (Echinacea); Dogwood (Cornus); Aster (Aster); Ninebark (Physocarpus)|
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