Clethra alnifolia 'Ruby Spice'
Ruby Spice Summersweet
Ruby Spice Sweet Pepperbush
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- Broadleaf deciduous shrub, flowers fragrant, reportedly a rich rose but here a light pink.
- Sun to partial shade. Moist, acid soils, grows naturally in wet places.
- Hardy to USDA Zone 4 It was discovered in 1992 as a sport of C. alnifolia 'Pink Spire'.