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CLETHRA delavayi

Commonly known as Summersweet, Sweet pepper bush

White flowers from pink buds in dense terminal racemes from late summer to autumn
Further Reading....

  • Deciduous - lance-shaped, rich, blue-green leaves to 15cm (6in) long.
  • White
  • Height - 4m (13ft)
  • Spread - 4m (13ft)
  • Tall Shrub - erect shrub with arching shoots. Nodding, cup-shaped flowers to 1cm (½in) across in racemes to 25cm (10in) long.
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Partial shade - or dappled shade.
  • Additional Features - Good to know - wildlife plant - insects, butterflies.
  • Pests & Diseases - none.
  • Place of origin - western China.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Seasonal Interest - Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Acid / ericaceous loving
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus- rich.
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly
  • Butterfly friendly
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Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
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