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Clethra delavayi

Classification

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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 15 ft (4.5 m)

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

Features: Dark green strongly veined leaves; racemes of white flowers

Uses: Shaded sites Woodland gardens Specimen shrub Flower contrast

Zones: 7-9

Description: From western China, this highly ornamental shrub can reach 30 ft (9 m) high in the wild but rarely more than half that in cultivation. The leaves are dark green and strongly veined. The long racemes of white flowers are dispersed over the whole plant. ZON

Growth Habit: Erect branching habit

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