Clethra alnifolia 'Woodlander's Sarah'

Sweet Pepperbush

Plant Type:

DECIDUOUS SHRUBS

Clethra alnifolia ‘Woodlander’s Sarah’ – 'Woodlander's Sarah' is a variegated selection of Sweet Pepperbush found at Woodlander’s Nursery in eastern North Carolina. Typical, fragrant white-spiked terminal flowers sparkle and scent the atmosphere in mid-summer. Very similar to 'Creel's Calico Select'. Exfoliating bark is modestly attractive and with seed heads atop branches provide winter interest. Site ‘Woodlander’s Sarah’ in mostly sunny to partly shaded exposure planted in moisture-retentive fertile soil. Established shrub, cutting grown.


Height:

5-6 ft

Spread:

6-8 ft

Colors:

White
Item Description Price  
CLETAWOS Clethra alnifolia 'Woodlander's Sarah' (5 inch Square x 6 inch Tall - true 2 quarts / 1.8927 liters) $28.00 Sold Out


Characteristics and Attributes for Clethra alnifolia 'Woodlander's Sarah'

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Spring / Summer / into Autumn

Interesting Bark

  • Exfoliating

Autumn Interest

  • Fruit / Berries / Seed Heads

Nature Attraction

  • Deer Resistant
  • Butterflies
  • Honey Bees & Native Bees

Light

  • Dappled Shade
  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade

Attributes

  • Fragrant
  • Accent
  • Shrub Border
  • Hedge
  • Woodland

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Moderately Fast

Soil

  • Woodland
  • Fertile
  • Humus Laden
  • Organic
  • Draining
  • Moist

Origins

  • Garden Origin