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Clethra, Hummingbird

Clethra alnifolia (Clethra, Hummingbird)
Clethra alnifolila 'Hummingbird'
Clethra Hummingbird 3 gallon

Clethra alnifolia 'Hummingbird'

Hummingbird Clethra is a compact form of th species. It flowers a white panicle type flower in early summer and is quite fragrant. This plant is often requested for use in wet areas but is tolerable of many soils. It is also a good selection for mass plantings, and in a mixed border. It is an excellent choice for any location where summer flowers and fragrance are desired.

Long, white flowers
Fragrant
Good in wet areas

Height

2-4 Feet

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Spread

3-5 Feet


Interesting Notes

Selected by Mr. Fred Galle formerly of Calloway Gardens. The plants were planted along Hummingbird Lake, hence the name.


USDA Hardiness Zone 4 to 9

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Attributes
Bog
Cut Flower / or Foliage
Fragrant
Mass Planting
Specimen
Border
Exposure
Sun
Partial Shade
Foliage Color
Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist
Wet