• Clethra Sixteen Candles in a mulched garden with bright green leaves and white blossoms
  • close up of Clethra Sixteen Candles white blooms with tiny speck of brown at the end
  • Clethra Sixteen Candles Shrubs lined up next to a walkway

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Clethra Sixteen Candles

Clethra alnifolia 'Sixteen Candles'

Clethra Sixteen Candles produces masses of fragrant white flowers rising above the clean foliage from mid to late summer.

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Clethra Sixteen Candles Summersweet Shrubs for Sale Online

Clethra Sixteen Candles produces masses of "candles" of beautiful spikes of fragrant white flowers rising above the clean foliage from mid to late summer, which is most effective when planted in masses. It has green foliage throughout the season. The glossy round leaves turn an outstanding harvest gold in the fall. Produces bountiful spikes of intensely fragrant white flowers in late summer when little else blooms, good yellow fall color as well; needs moist acidic soil; some suckering, good for filling in an area. Summersweet Shrubs are most effective when planted in masses.


Growzone: 4-9 Clethra Sixteen Candles Hardiness Zones 4-9
Hardiness Zone: 4-9
Mature Height: 2.5 to 3 Feet
Mature Width: 3 to 4 Feet
Classification: Deciduous shrub
Sunlight: Full sun to part shade
Habit: Dwarf, deciduous, densely branched, multi-stemmed clump forming
Flower Color: Fragrant white flowers in mid to late summer
Foliage: New growth emerges a dark green, changing to an golden yellow in the fall
Soil Condition: Any well drained soil but will tolerate "wet feet"
Water Requirements: Water well until established
Uses: Extremely attractive when used as a focal point in the mixed border, mass planting, or a specimen planting. Provides unmatched winter interest especially when planted in front of a contrasting backdrop

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