Hummingbird Summersweet - 3 Gallon (2.5-3ft)

Hummingbird Summersweet - 3 Gallon (2.5-3ft)

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Introducing the Hummingbird Summersweet (Clethra alnifolia), a delightful addition to any garden or landscape. This compact deciduous shrub offers an abundance of attractive features that will captivate both gardeners and hummingbirds alike. With its fragrant, bottlebrush-like flower spikes and lush green foliage, the Hummingbird Summersweet is a true showstopper.

Growing to a mature height of approximately 4 to 6 feet and spreading 3 to 4 feet wide, this versatile shrub is perfect for smaller gardens, borders, or containers. Its compact size makes it an excellent choice for urban landscapes or wherever space is limited. The Hummingbird Summersweet thrives in full sun to partial shade, allowing you to place it in a variety of locations within your outdoor space.

This beautiful shrub is highly attractive to hummingbirds, thanks to its nectar-rich flowers. The vibrant flower spikes bloom in mid to late summer, filling the air with a sweet, pleasant fragrance. The Hummingbird Summersweet is not only a visual delight but also a sensory treat for your garden. Its low-maintenance nature, adaptability to various soil types, and ability to attract pollinators make it a must-have for any nature lover's garden.

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

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