Vanilla Spice® Summersweet
Clethra alnifolia 'Caleb' PP #21,589; CPBR #4167
|Description||A delightful deer resistant native plant that attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. The attractive, glossy dark green leaves set off the fragrant extra-large white summer flowers. Yellow fall foliage adds to its appeal. Ideal for mixed borders and naturalizing, especially wet and semi-shady sites.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Keep soil moist to wet.|
|Mature Size||Reaches 3 to 6 ft. tall, 3 to 5 ft. wide.|
|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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