Vanilla Spice® Summersweet

Supersized flowers are comprised of florets that are about double the size of typical Clethra blooms. This showy selection of our native summersweet is the most lime-tolerant of any Clethra.

Additional information

Dimensions3 × 3 ft
Botanical Name

Clethra alnifolia 'Caleb' PP#21,589, CBR#4167

Zone

4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Flower Color

White

Foliage Color

Green

Height

3-6'

Width/Spread

3-.5'

Exposure

Full Sun, Part Shade

Soil

Moist, Wet

Bloom Time

Summer

Uses

Edging, Specimen

Features

Attracts pollinators, Clay soil, Fall interest, Fragrant, Native, Salt tolerant

Plant Care

May be trimmed in spring.