Clethra alnifolia 'Ruby Spice'

Ruby Spice Summersweet


Photo courtesy of Prides Corner Farms

  • Native
  • Reddish pink flowers that don't fade
  • Adaptable to shady or moist spots
Fragrant
Fragrant
Water's Edge / Bog Plant
Water's Edge / Bog Plant
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Full Shade
Full Shade
Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun
Partial Sun
Summer
Summer



Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Plant in shade or part shade

Can be planted in moist areas

Great for grouping


Height: 5-6 ft
Spread: 5-6 ft
Price Level 1: $34.99 ea.~#3
Bloom Color: Pink
Zone: 4-8
 

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


Attributes:

  • Fragrant
  • Water's Edge / Bog Plant
  • Fall Color

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant

Exposure:

  • Full Sun
  • Full Shade
  • Partial Sun

Habit:

  • Upright

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Fall
  • Summer

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Songbirds

Soil Moisture:

  • Moist, Well-Drained
  • Wet Soil/Wetlands