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Hummingbird Summersweet - (2-3+ft)

Original price $69.99 - Original price $69.99
Original price
$69.99 - $69.99
Current price $69.99
Size: 3 Gallon (2-3ft)

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Warranty & Returns

Standard Warranty:

All of our trees and shrubs come with a 30-day warranty from the date of delivery. This means that if your tree/shrub is damaged in shipment or if it dies within 30 days of your delivery, we will gladly offer a replacement or credit. Should you receive your tree/shrub during dormancy, and it does not emerge from dormancy by June 1st - the same replacement policy applies.

If, within this period, you notice any issues with the health or condition of your plants, please contact us immediately. We will work with you to provide a suitable solution.

1 Year Extended Warranty Option:

For added peace of mind, we offer a 1 year extended warranty option. You can choose to purchase an extended warranty for 12% of your cart total at the time of purchase. This extended warranty covers your trees and shrubs for 1 year from the date of delivery. If your tree/shrub dies within the extended warranty period, we will provide you with a replacement plant or issue store credit for the amount of your original purchase. Shipping fees are not included.

3. Warranty Claim Process:

If you need to make a warranty claim, please follow these steps:

  • Contact our customer support team at as soon as you notice any issues with your plant's health.
  • Provide your order number, a description of the issue, and photos documenting the issue.
  • We may request additional photos or other information to assess the problem.

How are heights measured?

Tree and Shrub heights are measured from the top of the root ball or soil, measuring only the above ground portion of your tree your shrub.

How does shipping work?

We ship either UPS or via our own delivery trucks. After you place your order you'll receive notifications at each step of the way to keep you informed on your item's travels!

Many items are listed in Gallon sizes, what does that mean?

The Gallons refer to the size of the pot that the plant is in. It's simply an industry standard for sizing trees and shrubs. All of our items should have the actual height listed on the description page. If you have any questions regarding sizing, feel free to reach out to us!

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Can I postpone my delivery date?

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Introducing the Hummingbird Summersweet, a delightful shrub that brings both beauty and ecological value to your garden. This compact and fragrant perennial, suitable for USDA growing zones 3-9, is a magnet for pollinators, especially the enchanting hummingbird.

Key Features:

  1. Fragrant Blooms: Hummingbird Summersweet is renowned for its sweetly scented, bottlebrush-like blooms that adorn the shrub in mid-summer. The delicate white flowers attract not only hummingbirds but also butterflies and bees, creating a lively and vibrant garden.

  2. Compact Beauty: With its compact size and gracefully arching branches, this shrub fits well in various garden settings. Whether you're creating a border, foundation planting, or a wildlife-friendly garden, the Hummingbird Summersweet is a versatile choice.

  3. Year-Round Interest: Beyond its stunning summer blooms, this perennial offers year-round appeal. Its dark green foliage transforms into golden hues in the fall, providing a burst of color, while its exfoliating bark adds winter interest.

  4. Low Maintenance: Hummingbird Summersweet is a low-maintenance shrub that thrives in partial to full shade and well-draining soil. It's also deer-resistant, making it a practical and attractive addition to your garden.

Planting and Care:

To ensure the best results in USDA growing zones 3-9:

  • Location: Plant in partial to full shade for optimal growth and flowering.
  • Soil: Ensure well-draining soil enriched with organic matter.
  • Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist, especially during the establishment phase.
  • Pruning: Minimal pruning is needed, but you can trim back the shrub in late winter or early spring for shape and size control.
Botanical Name: Clethra alnifolia 'Hummingbird'
Common Name: Hummingbird Summersweet
Foliage:  Green

Flower Color: White
Growing Zones: 3-9
Light Requirement:  Full Sun, Partial Sun
Mature Size: 3-4' Tall x 4-5' Wide