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Clethra alnifolia 'Novacleein' PP #27,590

Pronunciation: KLEE-thra al-nee-FOH-lee-uh
SKU #45381

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Description Long stems of fragrant white summer blooms twist and curl for a whimsical effect. This hardy, versatile plant has a compact, rounded form that is fabulous as a focal point or planted en masse. A reliable nectar source for pollinators in the summer. Deciduous.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Keep soil moist to wet.
Blooms Summer
Mature Size Reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.
Growth Rate Moderate
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
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.

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