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Clethra alnifolia 'Crystalina'

Summersweet - Sugartina® Crystalina

$22.95

Sugartina®'Crystalina' clethra is such a versatile plant, it will earn a special spot in your garden. Fragrant, pure white flowers steal the show in mid summer. Dark glossy foliage turns to bright yellow in autumn. Sugartina®'Crystalina' holds its tight, dense shape without pruning. This native plant attracts pollinators and exhibits deer resistance as well as tolerance to salt. Exquisite foundation plantings or in mixed borders or wildlife gardens. Great for naturalizing, too.

Key Plant Details

zones

Planting Zones:

4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

soiltype

Soil Type:

Clay, Sandy, Loamy

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Light Requirement:

Part Sun, Sun

moisture

Moisture:

Average

Plant Characteristics

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Mature Size:

2-3 feet in height, 2-3 foot spread

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Annual Growth Rate:

Moderate

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Flower Color:

White

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Bloom Time:

Summer

fragrance

Fragrance:

Yes

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Shop By Use:

Attracts Pollinators, Deer Resistant, Fall Color

Care Tips

Care Tips - Growing:

Clethra is a reliable choice for flowering in shaded conditions, though flowering, fragrance, and fall color are all at their best with at least a few hours of sun each day.

Care Tips - Pruning:

If pruning is desired, do so in early spring, when the new growth begins to appear on the stems.

Care Tips - Soil:

Grows well in moist and even wet soil though it will tolerate some dryness once established. Prefers soil pH on the acidic side.

Care Tips - Uses:

Foundation plantings; mixed borders; wildlife gardens; naturalizing.

Zone Map

This plant will grow in these zones

4-9