SUMMERSWEET

BASIC INFO

SUN: Part Shade                                 HEIGHT: 2′ – 6′

BLOOM TIME: Summer                      WIDTH: 2′ – 6′

FEATURES:  
Fall Color
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Hummingbirds
Deer Resistant
Moist Tolerant
Hedge
Low Maintenance

  • Produces  candle-like flower spikes in cream, white or pink releasing a sweet, spicy fragrance in summer
  • Summersweet, also called Clethra, has green leaves that change to yellow and orange in fall
  • Plant in well-drained to moist, amended soil 
  • Water well after planting
  • Little pruning needed
  • Remove dead or damaged branches anytime
  • When needed remove dead or undesirable branches as needed in early spring
  • Feed early spring and mid-summer with a slow release fertilizer
  • Mulch 2″ to suppress weeds, retain moisture and protect against extremes of soil temperature

*Inventory Changes Daily

 

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CONTACT & HOURS

26950 Haggerty Rd
Farmington Hills, MI 48331

Phone: (248) 553-7141

Monday - Saturday
9AM to 8PM

Sunday
9AM to 6PM