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Clethra barbinervis

Classification

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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 10 ft (3 m)

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

Features: Peeling rusty brown bark; dark green leaves turn golden in autumn; scented white flowers

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

Zones: 8-9

Description: This species from the mountainous woodlands of Japan reaches 30 ft (9 m) in the wild but normally no more than 10 ft (3 m) in cultivation. It has peeling rusty brown bark. The scented white flowers, held in terminal racemes, are produced from summer to au

Growth Habit: Erect branching habit

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