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Clethra alnifolia

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.

Additional Information:

Plant Type: Shrub
Shrub Type: Deciduous
Exposure: Part to Full Sun
Deer Resistant: Yes
Mature Height: 3-6 Feet
Mature Width: 3-5 Feet
Hardiness Zone: Zone 4-9
Bloom Time: Mid Summer
Bloom On: New Wood
Flower Colors: White
Habit: Rounded
Water Needs: Average
Maintenance: Easy
Pruning Time: Prune to shape in late Winter
Additional attribute:
Native to North America
Attracts Butterflies, Hummingbird
Fall Interest
Landscape Uses:
Border, Container, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden

Maintenance Notes: 

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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