Clethra Summersweet Shrub Hummingbird

Clethra alnifolia Pink Ruby Spice, Hummingbird, Sixteen Candles Shady Gardens Nursery
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  • Item #: 308

Clethra alnifolia. Native shrub. Fragrant blooms in late summer.

  • Very fragrant.
  • Likes wet soil. Great near pond or stream.
  • Tolerates salt and seashore conditions.

Hardiness: USDA Zones 4-9.

Where summers are hot and dry, clethra appreciates afternoon shade.

Gallon plant without pot. Price includes delivery.


  • Hummingbird - white flowers on a compact shrub up to 3 feet tall at maturity. Twice as many flowers as the species. Made famous by Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, Georgia, where it grows around Hummingbird Lake.
  • Ruby Spice -  vivid rose pink blooms on a large shrub 8 or more feet tall.
  • Sixteen Candles - white blooms cover stem ends resembling a birthday cake. Dwarf shrub. A newer selection, but 3 feet tall and 4 feet wide at 10 years of age. Stays more upright.


  • Clethra HummingbirdClethra Ruby SpiceClethra Sixteen Candles

     Left to right: Clethra Hummingbird, Clethra Ruby Spice, and Clethra Sixteen Candles



  • Product Type: Outdoor plant
Price $24.95
2 or more $22.95 each
3 or more $20.95 each
Availability OUT OF STOCK

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