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Plant Characteristics

Northern States Exposure
  • Full Shade
  • Part Shade
Attributes
  • Fragrant Flowers
Growth Rate
  • Medium
Flower Color
  • White
  • Light Blue
Foliage Color (Fall)
  • Tan / Beige
  • Light Yellow / Brilliant Yellow
Soil Moisture Needs
  • Average
  • Adapts Well to Wet Areas
Nature Attraction
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Attracts Butterflies
Best Usages
  • Accent Plant
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Mass Planting
Best Characteristics
  • Flower
  • Foliage
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Clethra is easy to grow, and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

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HUMMINGBIRD SUMMERSWEET

Clethra alnifolia 'Hummingbird'

Buy Hummingbird Summersweet online. A dwarf form of a trouble-free, attractive native shrub. Fragrant, long-lasting, white flowers are produced in July and August. Shiny dark green foliage on compact upright plants turns yellow to golden brown in fall. An excellent summer flowering shrub that does well in shade and wet areas.
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Mature Height:

2-4 Feet

Mature Spread:

3-5 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

3-9

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Family: Clethraceae · Common Name: Summersweet

FREE with every plant purchased:

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  • Pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included to use when planting; Hydro-Gels help retain soil moisture, and plants establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will survive drought conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.
  • Customer satisfaction survey sent after your order is received that provides you with a $10.00 off coupon code on your next order.

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Eco gallon Potted

SKU: 2674

(2.64 qrts / 2.51 liters)
(50 units available now - G)

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$29.99

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Jumbo gallon Potted

SKU: 8285

(4.04 qrts / 3.82 liters)
(33 units available now - S)

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$29.99

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3 gallon Potted

SKU: 2854

(2.90 gallons / 11.0 liters)
(38 units available now - SG)

three year plant Standard Package



$54.99

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5 gallon Potted

SKU: 3453

(4.10 gallons / 15.55 liters)
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four year plant Standard Package



$64.99

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Customer Testimonials

As always Brian, your plants are doing wonderful. Everything we buy elsewhere seems to be a waste of time, money and another year


Kit
ST. Peters, MO
September 2014

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