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Clethra alnifolia 'Ruby Spice'

Ruby Spice Summersweet

'Ruby Spice' is noted for its fragrant rose-pink flowers that bloom in late summer. It is a densely-branched, rounded, suckering shrub. Flowers attract butterflies and bees.

Fragrant, late-summer flowers
Attracts butterflies
Tolerates clay soils, but must be kept moist

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14440 S3-3 RPM 78 135
15357 S3-3CG RPM 25 103
16198 S3-5 RPM 0 0

More about Clethra alnifolia 'Ruby Spice':

Summersweet is unique among late summer-flowering shrubs because of its ability to bloom in shady locations.

Ruby Spice Summersweet Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Produced using Forrest Keeling's patented RPM Root Production Method ® technology for exceptional growth and survivability.

Height:

4-6 Feet

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Spread:

3-5 Feet

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Hardiness Zone:

4 - 8

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Characteristics & Attributes
Exposure
Partial Shade
Full Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist, Well-Drained
Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Habit
Deciduous
Attributes
Border or Bed
Fragrant
Rain Gardens and Bioswales