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Botanical/Common Image Description Price
Clethra alnifolia 'Pink Spires'

Summersweet

A densely-branched, rounded, deciduous shrub with narrow, fluffy, bottlebrush-like, flowerspikes of extremely fragrant, shell pink flowers which bloom for 4-6 weeks in July and August. Toothed, glossy dark green 4'' leaves turn a very attractive yellow/golden brown in fall. Flowers give way to dark brown seed capsules which stay on the branch well into winter. Flowers are very attractive to butterflies and bees. Somewhat unique among summer-flowering shrubs because of its ability to produce bloom in shady locations.
Stock #: 247-006
Zone: 4-9     Height: 3-8'     Full-Sun Part-Shade Bog-Water-Plant Butterfly-Hummingbird Fragrant
$6.99 each

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Until 9/4/2012.

Available: SOLD OUT
Clethra alnifolia 'Ruby Spice'

Summersweet

A handsome shrub with very fragrant, deep reddish-pink flower spikes for most of the summer. This variety has better foliage color and richer, more intense dark pink flower color than others. An upright habit with beautiful yellow fall foliage. The entire shrub is very showy.
Stock #: 247-003
Zone: 3-9     Height: 3-6'     Full-Sun Part-Shade Butterfly-Hummingbird Deer-Resistant Fragrant
$6.99 each

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Until 9/4/2012.

Available: SOLD OUT
Clethra alnifolia 'Sixteen Candles'

Summersweet

An improved selection of ‘Hummingbird’. 'Sixteen Candles' is noted for its candle-like flower spikes, superior dense, mounded habit, larger blooms and compact size. Wonderfully fragrant white flowers over dark green foliage in mid-summer and very nice yellow fall color. Flowers are very attractive to butterflies and bees. Somewhat unique among summer-flowering shrubs because of its ability to bloom in shady locations. Also appropriate for moist soils along stream banks or pond/water garden peripheries.
Stock #: 247-005
Zone: 4-9     Height: 3-5'     Full-Sun Part-Shade Bog-Water-Plant Butterfly-Hummingbird Fragrant
$9.99 each

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Until 9/4/2012.

Available: READY
Clethra barbinervis

Clethra, Japanese

Masses of extremely fragrant 4 to 6 inch long white flowers which are slightly twisted and hang gracefully downward. It is a large shrub or small tree depending upon its age and how it's pruned. One of its most attractive aspects is the bark, which is light brown with a darker brown, netted appearance. The bark increases in beauty as it matures. To see a mature plant in full bloom is horticultural magic.
Stock #: 247-004
Zone: 5-8     Height: 10-15'     Full-Sun Part-Shade Butterfly-Hummingbird Deer-Resistant Fragrant
$6.99 each

Ordering Suspended
Until 9/4/2012.

Available: READY
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Clethra a. 'Hokie Pink'

Summersweet

Upright shrub with late summer, early fall bloom of fragrant, pink, bell-shaped flowers in erect clusters up to 6'' long. Beautiful yellow fall foliage.
Stock #: 247-001
Zone: 3-9     Height: 3-8'     Full-Sun Part-Shade Butterfly-Hummingbird Deer-Resistant Fragrant
Reference Library Listing Only
Not Offered for Sale
Reference Only
Clethra alnifolia 'Hummingbird'

Sweet Pepper Bush

The flowers are fragrant and white to light pink in color and will attract bees, butterflies and hummingbirds into the garden. Sweet Pepper Bush is deciduous and has a yellow fall color that will persist for 2-3 weeks. 'Hummingbird' is a dwarf cultivar which has a much more compact and spreading growth form than the species and will have twice as many flowers as well. Works well in wet spots.
Stock #: 247-002
Zone: 3-9     Height: 3'     Full-Sun Part-Shade Bog-Water-Plant Butterfly-Hummingbird Fragrant
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Not Offered for Sale

 
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