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Clethra alnifolia 'Sixteen Candles'
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Plant Type: Deciduous Shrubs

A dense rounded shrub with glossy, dark green leaves. Noted for its erect, candle-like flower spikes. The creamy white blooms are 6" tall and extremely fragrant when they bloom in mid-summer. Foliage turns yellow in fall. Prefers partial shade and moist soils.

 


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Flower Color

Fragrant creamy white flowers

Foliage Color

Dark green leaves turn yellow in fall.

Plant Spread

2-3 ft. wide 4-5 ft. high

Good Companions

Plant Height

N/A

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Hardness Zone

4-9

Soil Moisture


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