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  • Canadian Grown
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  • Shipped in ON, QC, NB, NS, PE

Clethra alnifolia 'Hummingbird'

Hummingbird Summersweet, Hummingbird Sweet Pepperbush, White-flowered Summersweet

Main interest:
fragrant flowers, summer blooms, attracts pollinators
full sun to partial shade
Soil humidity:
moist soil
Flower colour:
Flowering period:
July to August
USDA Hardiness:
zone 3a: -40 °C (-40 °F) View Zone Map
Mature height & width (max.):
height: 4 ft (1.2 m) width: 5 ft (1.5 m)
borders, specimen, mass planting

The Hummingbird Summersweet shows it blooms for 4-6 weeks in summer when there is little else in bloom. This intensely fragrant shrub has brush like spikes of beautiful white flowers. The foliage creates interest in the fall when the glossy round leaves turn a harvest gold. Also called Hummingbird Sweet Pepperbush, this compact slow spreading plant is great for small gardens but is also effective in mass planting, and mixed into perennial borders.

Please use availability information as a guide only. The weather is a fickle thing, and impacts when our plants are actually available for shipping. Please be aware that we are not answering emails regarding plants availability. The best advice we can give you is to check back once in a while, choose a size option and check the current stock.

$15.99 - $39.99

Ships ON, QC, NB, PE, NS

Also known as: Summer Sweet, Sweet Pepper Bush, Coastal Sweet Pepperbush, Common White Alder, Coastal Pepperbush

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