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Order: Ericales
   Family: Clethraceae
            Genus: Clethra
                        Specie: acuminata

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 12 ft (3.5 m)

Cultivation: Moist, well-drained, lime-free soil in dappled shade

Features: Mid-green leaves turn golden in autumn; racemes of scented creamy white flowers in late summer

Uses: Shaded sites Autumn color Woodland gardens Specimen shrub Flower contrast

Zones: 6-9

Description: This large shrub from southeastern USA can reach a height of 12 ft (3.5 m). It has racemes of scented creamy white flowers in late summer. The mid-green elliptic leaves have attractive golden tones in autumn. ZONES 6?9.

Growth Habit: Bushy branching habit


Growth: Perennial, multi-stemmed woody plant that is usually less than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height. Shrubs typically have several stems arising from or near the ground, but may be taller than 5 meters or single-stemmed under certain environmental cond

Growth: Perennial, woody plant with a single stem (trunk), normally greater than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height; under certain environmental conditions, some tree species may develop a multi-stemmed or short growth form (less than 4 meters or 13 feet in

Duration: Perennial

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