August 13, 2010

August 13th, 2010 by Bridget

On the southeast corner of Hyde Hall is a small planting of Scotch Heather [Calluna vulgaris} in bloom with white flowers. This is a very durable evergreen ground cover with a nice show of color when few other shrubs are blooming. Just around the corner on the east side of Hyde Hall is a group of Pink Summersweet {Clethra alnifolia 'Pink Spires'} with very fragrant pink flower spikes. There have been several new introductions of this fabulous native plant that has a long colorful and very fragrant flowering period. It is also called Sweet Pepperbush.

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