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Clethra alnifolia Plant - Ruby Spice

Clethra alnifolia Plant - Ruby Spice

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Clethra alnifolia 'Ruby Spice' is a vigorous, deciduous, upright, suckering shrub with oval, green foliage. It is a good wildlife plant attracting bees and butterflies among other insects. It produces deep pink to red spikes of bell-shaped flowers about 1cm across from July-September with a deliciously spicy, clove-like fragrance. RHS Award of Garden Merit winner. Height 100-150cm. Supplied in a 3 litre pot. 

 

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Clethra alnifolia 'Ruby Spice' is a vigorous, deciduous, upright, suckering shrub with oval, green foliage. It is a good wildlife plant attracting bees and butterflies among other insects. It produces deep pink to red spikes of bell-shaped flowers about 1cm across from July-September with a deliciously spicy, clove-like fragrance. RHS Award of Garden Merit winner. Height 100-150cm. Supplied in a 3 litre pot. 

 

  • Clove-like fragrance
  • Good wildlife plant
  • Bee & butterfly friendly

 

Colour:Other

Hardiness:-20 degrees

Resistance to Disease:False

Seeds:False

Bulbs:False

Shrubs:True

Tree:False

Plants:False

Aftercare - Easy:False

Aftercare - Moderate:True

Aftercare - High:False

Scented:True

Height:101-150cm

Cut Flower:False

Edible Flower:False

Spread:101-150cm

Organic:False

Good For Dried Flowers:False

Drought Resistant:False

RHS Award of Garden Merit:True

Vegetables recommended by the NIAB:False

Award Winners in Fleuroselect Trials:False

Likes Acidic Soil:True

Containers:True

Hanging Baskets:False

Beds & Borders:True

Rockeries:False

Climbers:False

Greenhouse, Glass House or Home:False

Prefers Full Sun:False

Grows in Sun or Partial Shade:True

Grows in Sun or Shade:False

Partial or Full Shade:False

Shade:False

F1 Variety:False

Hardy Annual:False

Half Hardy Annual:False

Greenhouse Annual:False

Hardy Biennial:False

Greenhouse Biennial:False

Hardy Perennial:False

Tender Perennial:False

Half Hardy Perennial:False

Greenhouse Perennial:False

Shrub:True

Butterflies:True

Birds:False

Bees:True

Best planted in well drained acidic soils (will tolerate wet soils) and in partial shade.

Ideal for beds and borders, patio pots and containers. Scented. Attractive to butterflies and bees. Prefers full sun or partial shade.

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