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Clethra alnifolia 'Sixteen Candles'
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Plant Type: Deciduous Shrubs

An improved variety holding the flowers upright like candles on a birthday cake. Superior dense, mounded habit and larger blooms. Dark green foliage. Fragrant white flowers in mid-summer and yellow fall color. An excellent summer flowering shrub that does well in shade and wet areas.

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White and blue

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Plant Spread

30 inches tall, 42 inches wide

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