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Clethra alnifolia 'Hummingbird'

Sweet Pepperbush

Plant Type:


Clethra alnifolia 'Hummingbird' - A dwarf form loaded with mid- to late summer white, fragrant candles rising above lustrous, dark green foliage. 'Hummingbird' is a beauty. Yellow autumn leaf color follows the floral display. The seed heads hold up to winter snows and are attractive in this season. Full to mostly sunny siting in fertile, moisture retaining soil will provide the best culture. 'Hummingbird' is a terrific bee plant and one beautiful shrub. Full pots. Hefty. Cutting grown.


30-40 in


36-48 inches


Item Description Price  
CLETAHUM Clethra alnifolia 'Hummingbird' (5 inch Square x 6 inch Tall - 2 quarts / 1.8927 liters) $26.00

Characteristics and Attributes for Clethra alnifolia 'Hummingbird'

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Summer / Late Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Spring / Summer / Autumn

Interesting Bark

  • Exfoliating

Autumn Interest

  • Fruit / Berries / Seed Heads
  • Autumn Leaf Color

Nature Attraction

  • Butterflies
  • Deer Resistant
  • Honey Bees & Native Bees


  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
  • Full Sun


  • Wildlife Garden
  • Natural Garden
  • Foundation
  • Border
  • Rock Garden
  • Edging
  • Shrub Border
  • Ground Cover
  • Hedgerow
  • Massing

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Moderately Fast


  • Fertile
  • Draining
  • Moist


  • Garden Origin

Propagated By

  • Cutting Grown