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Clethra alnifolia 'Hummingbird' /Hummingbird Summersweet

Clethra alnifolia 'Hummingbird'   / Clethra alnifolia 'Hummingbird'
This cultivar produces an abundance of flowers as noted because of the persistent seed heads in late summer
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This cultivar produces an abundance of flowers as noted because of the persistent seed heads in late summer

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Scientific Name: Clethra alnifolia 'Hummingbird'
Common Name: Hummingbird Summersweet
Plant Type: Deciduous
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Brown
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Wet
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
No
Landscape Categories: Deer Resistant-Tolerant Plants
Plants That Attract Butterflies
Plants That Attract Hummingbirds
Comments: With extremely fragrant flowers, this plant will grow in moist to wet soils and tolerates full sun to part shade. Well adapted for growing in naturalistic settings. Many upright growing stems.