RUBY SPICE clethra-sweet pepperbush, This compact shrub, showy flowers and good fragrance. Good for wet and rainy gardens, shady places.
The plant has a unique feature of blooming in shady places in late summer
The flowers attracts butterflies
fragrant rose pink flowers
blooms from july to august
good resistance to pests and diseases
very easy to grow
controls soil erosion
mature size is 4-6 ft tall
hardy in zones 4-9
sun/partial shade, , Tolerates full shade
Note: The plant is shipped in its pot, firmly secured with several layers of clear tape, thereby avoiding any shuffling and moving during transit. The plant reaches you with minimal damage- very safe and secure. We have been shipping plants like this for several years (plant are sometimes shipped in smaller pots for safety and ease of shipping). Most plants go dormant in fall and winter and will lose most of their leaves - looking dead and dry - very normal. They will flush out in spring.
We cannot send ship some plants and some sizes to California due to restrictions placed by department of agriculture.
Growing Zones: 5-9 outdoors
- Mature Height:
- 15-25 ft.
- Mature Width:
- 15-25 ft.
- Botanical Name:
- Vitex agnus castus
- Growth Rate: