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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 6 ft (1.8 m)

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

Features: Fragrant white flowers in late summer

Uses: Shaded sites Woodland gardens Specimen shrub Flower contrast

Zones: 4-9

Description: A native of eastern North America, this species grows to 6 ft (1.8 m) or slightly more. The fragrant white flowers, held in erect terminal racemes to 6 in (15 cm) long, are produced in late summer. ?Paniculata? produces white flowers in terminal pa

Growth Habit: Erect branching habit

Comments: Cultivars available

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

Duration: Perennial

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