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Clethra alnifolia 'Ruby Spice'

Summersweet, Ruby Spice

Categories: Container Grown Shrubs , Flowering Shrubs


Interesting Notes:

Vigorous shrub with fragrant spikes of pink flowers that do not fade. Blooms in July and August with great blue-green foliage. Terrific yellow fall color. Shade tolerant but will withstand full sun.


Height:

3-6 ft

Spread:

3-4 ft

Hardiness Zone:

4-9
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Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes:

  • Great Fall Color
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Very Fragrant

Exposure:

  • Partial Sun
  • Full Sun

Foliage Color:

  • Blue-Green

Fall Foliage Color:

  • Yellow

Flower Characteristics:

  • Pink

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Late Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Fall

Habit:

  • Rounded

Growth Rate:

  • Slow

Fruit:

  • Minimal

Soil Moisture:

  • Adaptable to Various Soils