Vanilla Spice® Summersweet
Clethra alnifolia 'Caleb' PP #21,589; CPBR #4167
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.
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|Botanical Pronunciation||KLEE-thra al-nee-FOH-lee-uh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Reaches 3 to 6 ft. tall, 3 to 5 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Late summer|
|Flower Attribute||Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Fall Color, Naturalizes Well, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Tolerates Wet Soils|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.|
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