Clethra alnifolia 'Ruby Spice'
More About Clethra alnifolia 'Ruby Spice'
- Fragrant, deep pink panicles of perfect florets
- Seed heads persist through the winter into the next season
- Late to emerge in spring, lustrous green leaves turn yellow in the fall
- Upright, flat-topped, oval habit
- Bloom Time: Summer
Summersweet Growing and Maintenance Tips
Clethra grows naturally in wet places. It tolerates a wide variety of soils and conditions, including shade and salt. Suckering fairly freely, it may need some maintenance.
Clethra alnifolia 'Ruby Spice' Characteristics
Average to Dry Soils
Moist to Average
Moist to Wet Soils
Flowering TimeLt. Sum-Fall
Foliage ColorGreen (dark)