Ruby Spice Clethra alnifolia Summersweet Shrub
This native shrub is easy to grow and very pest and disease resistant!
Seldom exceeding 4 to 6 feet tall and 4 feet wide, 'Ruby Spice' is pest and disease free. It grows best in moist, slightly acid sandy soil in sun to light shade, though as a hardy native shrub, it tolerates a range of conditions (including shade, acidic wet soil, and salt spray). The color is best in sun. Ideal in a foundation planting. Zones 3-9.
|Zone||3 - 9|
|BloomStartToEnd||Mid Summer - Late Summer|
|PlantHeight||3 ft - 6 ft|
|PlantWidth||3 ft - 4 ft|
|AdditionalCharacteristics||Butterfly Lovers, Flower, Fragrance|
|LightRequirements||Full Sun, Part Shade|
|Resistance||Disease Resistant, Pest Resistant|
|Restrictions||Canada, Guam, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands|