SHRUB Clethra Alnifolia Hummingbird Zone 4 Shape: Dwarf, rounded Growth Rate: 3-6" per year Flowers: Upright, white blossoms up to 6" long late July-August Foliage: Glossy, dark green, golden yellow in fall Soil: Prefers moist conditions, tolerates occasional wetness. Great for late summer color. Exellent compact for perennial gardens. Tolerates some shade, but flowers best in sun Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Part Sun. Height 3-4' Spread (Width) 2-3'
Spiraea japonica 'Shirobana', tri-colour, mature sizeH.3'-4',W.4'-6',late summer around mid-late Aug.- November. Flowers bloom on new wood at the branch ends, dead head for repeat, trim to required size Remove spend flower heads for a better bloom if desired, but not necessary. Optional to remove 30% of older canes to the ground annually. Bought 3 Summer 2012 for Island border.
Autumn colour: Callicarpa bodinieri 'Profusion'. A deciduous shrub that does best in fertile, well-drained soil. Clusters of glossy purple berries provide autumn interest. For more about this plant see http://www.gardenersworld.com/plants/callicarpa-bodinieri-var-giraldii-profusion/3327.html Photo by Paul Debois.
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