Clethra alnifolia 'Creel's Calico'

Creel's Calico Summersweet

Family: Clethraceae

Genus: Clethra

Parent: Clethra alnifolia

Category: Shrub - Deciduous

Zones: 4 to 9

Size: To 4' tall and wide

Growth Rate: Moderate

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade


Leaves are dotted with white speckles. Dirr says it reverts badly. White, fragrant flowers in summer.


Introduced by Michael Creel, SC.

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