Clethra alnifolia 'Sixteen Candles'

Summersweet, Sixteen Candles

$ 14.95

Item #: 1299
Pot Size: full quart


Plant Description

Sixteen Candles' is a dwarf Summersweet growing to about 3 feet by 3 feet. It is very compact and floriferous. It differs from 'Hummingbird' in that its flower stalks are held stiffly upright, they do not spread out or dip. It prefers full sun and some moisture. Fragrance is heavenly in mid to late summer and fall color is a good yellow.

 

Characteristics

Rain Garden

Good Fall Color

Deer Resistant

Butterfly Plant

Native Plant

Good Fragrance

Ease of Culture

Easy to grow

Plant Type

Shrub

Light Exposure

Full sun, Mostly sunny,

Half and half

Soil Condition

Average, Organic

Moisture Tolerance

Moderately moist, Moist

Size

full quart

Height

24 to 36, 36 or taller

Flower Color

White/whitish

Bloom Time

Mid summer,

Late summer

Spread

36in

Hardiness Zones

3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

 

 

 

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