Botanical Name: Clethra alnifolia 'Hummingbird'
Type: Deciduous shrub
Zone: Hardy to Zone 4 (-34 to -29°C )
Size: 3-4ft tall and wide (1-1.2m tall and wide)
Bloom Description: Creamy white
Light: part shade
Water: Medium to wet
Suggested Use: Hedge, Naturalize, Rain Garden
Flower: Showy, Fragrant
Leaf: Good Fall
Tolerate: Heavy Shade, Erosion, Clay Soil, Wet Soil
One of the few shrubs that grows well in low and/or wet areas. White spikes of spice scented flowers perfume the garden and attract butterflies. One of the most popular clethra selections for its compact growth, abundance of blooms and shiny foliage. Fall color is buttery yellow.