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Summersweet 'Ruby Spice'

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Small rich rose pink fragrant flowers in 4 inch spikes stand above the glossy green leaves and attract butterflies. Compact habit makes it good for small gardens in shrub borders and mixed in perennial borders. Deciduous. Photo credit: Doreen Wynja


  • Partial Sun

  • High

  • Height
    5 - 10 feet

  • Spread
    7—12 feet

Availability: Out of stock



Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Feed regularly during the growing season with a general purpose fertilizer. Prune annually in late winter to promote vigorous new growth.

Brand Monrovia
Botanical Name Clethra alnifolia 'Ruby Spice'
Plant Type Shrubs
Plant Subtype DECIDUOUS SUMMER FLOWERING SHRUB
Foliage Color Green
Light Needs Partial Sun
Water Needs High
USDA Cold Hardiness Zones 4 - 9
Height 5 - 10 feet
Spread 7—12 feet
Special Uses Fragrant, North American Native, Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses Firescaping/Fire Wise, Seacoast Exposure
Flower Color Pink
Bloom Time Summer

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