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Clethra barbinervis Plant

Clethra barbinervis Plant

Japanese Clethra

Clethra barbinervis (Japanese clethra) is a large, bushy, tough, hardy, deciduous, medium-sized shrub with obovate leaves that are about 12cm in length and turns red and orange in autumn. It also produces small fragrant flowers in racemes in late summer and autumn which attracts butterflies and other insects. One of the more interesting things about this plant is its attractive bark. Its richly coloured stems slowly peel off and reveals lavender, grey and cream bark. RHS Award of Garden Merit winner. Flowers July-September. Supplied in a 3 litre pot.

 

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Clethra barbinervis (Japanese clethra) is a large, bushy, tough, hardy, deciduous, medium-sized shrub with obovate leaves that are about 12cm in length and turns red and orange in autumn. It also produces small fragrant flowers in racemes in late summer and autumn which attracts butterflies and other insects. One of the more interesting things about this plant is its attractive bark. Its richly coloured stems slowly peel off and reveals lavender, grey and cream bark. RHS Award of Garden Merit winner. Flowers July-September. Supplied in a 3 litre pot.

 

  • Multi-coloured bark
  • Richly coloured stems

 

Colour:White

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:False

Best planted in partial shade in moist but well-drained acidic soil.

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

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