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 summersweet. 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

Size Plant SKU Size      
#03 24-30" HT   Please Login for Ordering

Mature Height:

5-8 ft

Mature Spread:

5-8 ft

Zone:

4-9

Clethra alnifolia 'Ruby Spice' Characteristics & Attributes:

Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Songbirds
Sun
Part Sun
Average Water
Wet Soil/Wetlands
Well-Drained
Fragrant
Fast Growing
Mass Planting
Salt Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Water's Edge / Bog Plant
Great Foliage
Native
Landscape Characteristics
Foliage Color
Fragrance
Flowers
Classification by Use
Color Impact
Native
Mass Planting
Habit
Spreading
Upright
Foliage
Fall Color
Deciduous
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Growth Rate
Moderate
Foliage Color
Green