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Clethra alnifolia 'Ruby Spice'

Summersweet Clethra
Zone: 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
Exposure: Part Shade
Height: Minimum 4 feet , Maximum 8 feet
Width: Minimum 3 feet , Maximum 5 feet
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The deepest, richest pink flowers to be found among the clethras. They are arranged in abundant spikes that rise above the glossy deep green foliage in late summer. Delicious spicy-sweet fragrance. Wet soil and shade tolerant. Yellow fall color.
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Submitted by Ref: on 11/8/2012 4:23 PM

Sweetly scented deep pink flowers that are loved by the humble bumble bees and gardeners alike. Clethra seemed to be underutilized in the Northwest. 4-6' shrub


Submitted by Ref: on 11/8/2012 4:23 PM

A new arrival for the Clethra family!, this 4-6' shrub produces its richer pink (but just as fragrant!) flowers in late summer. Sun-PSh/Med-Wet


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6 Nurseries Carry This Plant:

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Name City/State Email Phone Prod Type Availability
A Rocky Mountain Nursery Independence, OR Email now 503-838-4222 Container: 1
Advanced Ornamentals Inc. St. Paul, OR Email now 503-633-2833 Container: X
Blue Heron Farm Corvallis, OR Email now 541-754-4224 Container: 3
Heritage Seedlings & Liners Inc. Salem, OR Email now 503-585-9835 Bare Root: 2 Container: 3 Liner: 3
Sidhu & Sons Nursery Ltd. Mission, BC Email now 604-826-3537 Liner: X
Youngblood Nursery Inc. Salem, OR Email now 503-390-8619 Container: 2