General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6b -20.6 °C (-5 °F) to -17.8 °C (0 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10a
Plant Height: 8 - 12 feet
Plant Spread: 8 - 12 feet
Leaves: Good fall color
Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Other Beneficial Insects
Propagation: Seeds: Start indoors
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Not suitable for containers

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Common names
  • Delavay Summersweet

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Location: Howick Hall, Northumberland UK
Date: 2014-07-18
Location: Howick Hall, Northumberland UK
Date: 2014-07-15
Location: Howick Hall, Northumberland UK
Date: 2014-07-15
Location: Wallsend, Tyne and Wear, England
Date: 2019-07-30
Clethra delavayi

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