Summersweet Clethra Shrubs

Kinsey Family Farm Sixteen Candles Summersweet

Summersweet ‘Sixteen Candles’

Native. Clethra alnifolia Summersweet, Pepper Bush ‘Sixteen Candles’ 3′ – 4′. Summersweet is a lovely, low maintenance plant for Southern gardens and worth planting for its fragrance alone. ‘Sixteen Candles’ features spikes of white upright flowers which are very attractive to butterflies. A compact, dense shrub great for mass planting or in a border garden, ‘Sixteen Candles’ will grow well in wet, shady spots of a landscape.


Kinsey Family Farm Summersweet Clethra Ruby Spice

Summersweet ‘Ruby Spice’

Native. Clethra alnifolia Summersweet, Pepper Bush ‘Ruby Spice’ 4′ – 6′. Highly fragrant, bottle brush like flower spikes in summer have a pink tint. Attractive foliage is a bright medium green which will turn a bright yellow in autumn. ‘Ruby Spice’ is a must for the butterfly garden and a beautiful, compact shrub for shady or wet areas. A low maintenance, fragrant plant. We feel ‘Ruby Spice’ has the best form of the pink flowering types for sale.


Summersweet varieties for sale in our plant nursery garden center are subject to change.