July 29, 2011

July 29th, 2011 by dperrin

In front of the Frost House is a planting of Summersweet Clethra {C. alnifolia} that is just coming into bloom. Many fragrant white flower spikes above very deep green foliage. It will spread by suckers and increase in size. It has become very popular in recent years and there is an enormous choice of varieties available. It is a common part of the understory of lowland forests in Massachusetts, Connecticut and points south.

In Plymouth Magazine

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