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Clethra, Ruby Spice

Clethra alnifolia (Clethra, Ruby Spice)
Clethra alnifolia 'Ruby Spice'
Clethra Ruby Spice 3 gallon

Clethra alnifolia 'Ruby Spice'

Ruby Spice Clethra is a pink flowering form of the species that grows 4 to 8 feet tall and has 3.5 to 4 inch long inflorescence in June. Clethra does well in moist to wet areas and is also a good choice for mass plantings, and as a specimen.

Deep pink flowers
Fragrant
Good in wet areas

Height

4-8 Feet

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Interesting Notes

A branch sport from "Pink Spires" found at Broken Arrow Nursery in Connecticut,


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