Clethra alnifolia ‘Einstein’

(Einstein Summersweet)


$42.99


Hardiness Zones:

 4a  4b  5a  5b  6a  6b  7a  7b  8a  8b  9a  9b

Quick Overview:

‘Einstein’ Produces extra long flower racemes that are often contorted at the ends, reminiscent of its namesake’s hairstyle! Blossoms have a pleasing fragrance and will attract butterflies and bees.

Description

Easily grown in average, medium to wet soils in full sun to part shade. Prefers part shade and consistently moist, acidic, sandy soils. Soils should not be allowed to dry out. Tolerates clay soils. Tolerates full shade. Promptly remove root suckers unless naturalized look is desired. Propagate by cuttings. (Courtesy of Missouri Botanical Garden Plant Finder)

Additional information

Common Name

Einstein Summersweet

Botanical Name

Clethra alnifolia 'Novacleein'

Container/Amount

5 gallon

Evergreen or Deciduous

Deciduous

Hardiness Zone

4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b

Growth Rate

Average

Light Requirements

Part-shade, Part-sun, Shade, Sun

Height

3-4'

Width

3-4'

Soil Condition

Average to Wet Soils

Water Needs

Average

Blooming Period

July to August

Flower Color

white

Fragrance

Yes

Foliage Color

green

Deer Resistant

Yes

Fall Color

Yellow

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