The Q&A Archives: Specific Name Of A Clethra

Question: I am trying to find out the specif name for a Clethra plant that has purple flowers when in bloom. Any information you could provide wouldbe greatly appreciated.

Answer: In checking my resources, there is no mention of a purple flowered Clethra alnifolia. There are however pink flowered selections, including "Pink Spires" and "Rosea" and "Ruby Spice". Wayside Gardens has offered some of these in their catalog form time to time. ( 800-213-0379 )

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