Plant Type: Deciduous Shrubs
This dwarf form of summersweet is a carefree shrub with glossy, deep-green leaves that turn vibrant yellow in fall. Bottlebrushlike clusters of tiny, fragrant, bell-shaped white flowers appear in late summer, making this compact, shade-loving shrub a favorite of bees and butterflies.
Growing & Maintenance Tips:
Prefers moist, slightly acidic soil. Doesn't do well in hot, dry locations. Slow to establish, but easy growing afterwards. Blooms on new growth. Prune in late fall or early spring.
Foliage ColorGreen, yellow in fall
Plant Spread5-8 ft. tall, 4-6 ft. wide
Characteristics & Attributes