Clethra alnifolia 'Crystalina' Sugartina™
This dwarf Clethra has fragrant pure white flowers in late summer which attract butterflies. Its dark glossy foliage holds its tight, dense shape without pruning. The dark green foliage turns an attractive yellow in fall. Its small size makes it a good fit for narrow beds or smaller woodland or wildlife gardens. Native to North America.
Width: 2.5 feet
Water: Moist, but well-drained soil
Blooms: Late Summer
Exposure: Partial to Full Sun
Hardiness: Zone 4
Clethra alnifolia 'Ruby Spice'
This lovely perennial shrub produces sweetly fragrant rosy blooms in late summer. Then in autumn, the handsome green foliage ignites into flaming shades of yellow. Deciduous.
Width: 4-6 feet
Water: Wet, constantly moist soil
Blooms: Summer - Fall
Exposure: Full Sun for best colour, or partial shade.
Hardiness: Zone 3