Clethra alnifolia 'Hummingbird' - Dwarf Summersweet


This upright, suckering shrub has fragrant, white or pink terminal flower spikes in late summer. The blooms look like bottle brushes and attract butterflies and bees.

Type: Shrub Hardiness range: 3B - 8B Height: 24" to 36" / 60cm to 90cm Spread: 24" to 36" / 60cm to 90cm Growth rate: Fast Exposure: Partial shade or partial sun to full sun Persistence: Deciduous, broadleaf Bloom color: White Bloom season: Summer Bloom attributes: Attracts butterflies, fragrant flowers Leaf color: Green Fruit color: Brown Water requirements: Wet Soil pH requirements: Acidic, neutral Soil type: Sandy, clay, loamy Form: Oval, upright or erect Landscape uses: Border, container, foundation, massing, seashore, specimen Attributes and features: Native to North America