Summer Sweet / Sweet Pepper Bush - #3

$26.99 $43.99

Clethra alnifolia

Summer sweet is a vase-shaped deciduous shrub, which features fluffy, bottle brush-like, 3-6" spikes of extremely fragrant white flowers that are an extremely important nectar source in summer. Glossy, dark green leaves turn a rich yellow in autumn. Native plant commonly founded in moist woodlands. Used as accent, foundation or shrub border; good plant for heavily shaded or wet areas.

Plant Details

Zone: 3-8

Mature Size: 5-7ft High x 5-6ft Wide

Current Size: 24-30"

Container: #3

Growing Tips

Does best in moist soils with shade. If grown in full sun make sure enough moisture is applied. Prune in late winter before new growth appears to encourage bushy spring growth; will tolerate hard cut.

Availability and quality confirmed as of Saturday, September 23 2017

Wondering what the #1, #2, #15 mean? The nursery industry uses these numbers to identify pot size. Wondering what size to buy? Check out this handy container comparison picture below. 

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Shrubbucket delivery map

We have expanded our delivery area for 2017. Check the county map to see if we are delivering to your area. If you don't see your county listed, don't worry....it will be soon! Free home delivery begins April 1st.

 

New York State Counties we are delivering to for Spring and Summer 2017:

Broome
Cayuga
Chemung
Chenango
Cortland
Livingston
Madison
Monroe
Onondaga
Ontario
Schuyler
Seneca
Steuben
Tioga
Tompkins
Wayne
Yates

September 1st Delivery Areas:

Ulster

Sullivan

Dutchess

Putnam

Rockland

Westchester

Litchfield, CT

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