Summer-sweet, Sweet Pepper Bush, Coastal Sweetpepperbush, Summer Sweet, Summersweet Clethra Clethra alnifolia
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Summer-sweet, Sweet Pepper Bush, Coastal Sweetpepperbush, Summer Sweet, Summersweet Clethra
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Plant seeds 1 inch apart in rows 12 inches apart beginning 2 weeks before the last frost date. Sow successive plantings every 2 weeks until early September for consistent harvest availability.
In a Nutshell:
* An oval shrub with pleasing dark green leaves and very fragrant white flowers in upright terminal racemes in late summer; does well in heavy shade; yellow or golden brown fall color; may expand by suckering to form colonies; likes moist soil.
* The plants tolerate clipping and make an attractive informal hedge.
* The stalk of the blossom is used as a soap substitute. more...
* Clethra alnifolia ( Sweet Pepperbush , Anne Bidwell or Summersweet ), is a flowering plant in the genus Clethra , native to eastern North America from southern Nova Scotia and Maine south to northern Florida , and west to eastern Texas . more...