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Clethra alnifolia (Sweet Pepperbush)

Clethra alnifolia (Sweet Pepperbush)

Type: Native Tree/Shrub

Height: 3'-8'; 4-6' spread

Sun: Full sun to partial Shade

Soil: Medium to wet soils


Native to marshes, this shrub does well in full shade, wet soils, and clays. Large, upright spears of flowers emerge in summer, attracting butterflies.

  • Photo Credit

    By Hajotthu, CC BY-SA 3.0,

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