Clethra alnifolia (Ruby Spice Clethra)
Clethra alnifolia 'Ruby Spice' (Ruby Spice Clethra)
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Clethra alnifolia 'Ruby Spice'

Ruby Spice Clethra

Plant Type: Native

An improved form of the traditional summer sweet. This variety has deep pink flowers and a pleasing fragrance. It works well in natural areas, planted near the back where it has plenty of room to grow. 

  • Deciduous, flowering shrub
  • Fragrant, deep pink flowers
  • Long-blooming period in early summer

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Mature Height:

5-8 ft

Mature Spread:

5-8 ft

Zone:

4-9

Clethra alnifolia 'Ruby Spice' Characteristics & Attributes:

Attracts Songbirds
Attracts Butterflies
Sun
Part Sun
Wet Soil/Wetlands
Well-Drained
Average Water
Fragrant
Low Maintenance
Water's Edge / Bog Plant
Mass Planting
Salt Tolerant
Great Foliage
Native
Fast Growing
Landcape Characteristics
Flowers
Foliage Color
Fragrance
Classification by Use
Color Impact
Foundation Planting
Native
Mass Planting
Habit
Upright
Mounding
Foliage
Deciduous
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Foliage Color
Green
Attributes
Naturalizing
Bioretention
Border or Bed
Specimen