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Narrowed By:Zone: 3+ Characteristics: Fragrant + Moisture: Medium to Wet
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no image available Clethra alnifolia 'Pink Spire'
(Summersweet, Sweet Pepperbush)
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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

Very fragrant, light pink bottlebrush flowers grace this native shrub in late summer and early fall, attracting butterflies and other insects and perfuming the garden for weeks. Plant it in beds or borders, in a woodland or shade garden, or at waterside. It also has nice fall color.

Clethra alnifolia 'Ruby Spice' Clethra alnifolia 'Ruby Spice'
(summersweet, sweet pepperbush)
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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

This summersweet is a sport of C. alnifolia 'Pink Spires'. Its fragrant, bottlebrush flowers are a darker pink; they attract butterflies, bees, and other insects in late summer and early fall. 'Ruby Spice' grows to about 4 to 6 feet tall and almost as wide, making this shrub suitable for a bed or border, a woodland or shade garden, or a waterside planting. Its yellow fall color extends the season of interest.

no image available Leucojum aestivum 'Gravetye Giant'
(Summer snowflake)
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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

One of the first plants to emerge, this 24-inch-tall bulb bears nodding white bells as early as mid-January. Blooms are faintly chocolate-scented; leaves are glossy, erect, and strap-shaped.


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