Clethra alnifolia 'Sixteen Candles'
  • Clethra alnifolia 'Sixteen Candles'

Clethra alnifolia 'Sixteen Candles'

£14.95

(Sweet Pepper Bush) A compact small shrub, Clethra alnifolia 'Sixteen Candles' is covered with masses of long-lasting white flower spikes (up to 15 cm long each) in late summer.

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A compact small shrub, Clethra alnifolia 'Sixteen Candles' is covered with masses of long-lasting white flower spikes (up to 15 cm long each) in late summer. These flowers are very fragrant and also popular with insects, particularly butterflies.

The leaves can turn strong shades of yellow before falling in autumn. Lovely small shrub ideal for a sunny border.


  • Position: Full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Fertile, lime-free or acidic soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: July - August.
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Clethra alnifolia 'Sixteen Candles' grows to be a small rounded shrub.
    • Height: 1 m (3 ft)
    • Spread: 1 m (3 ft)
  • Pruning: Prune Clethra alnifolia 'Sixteen Candles' to shape or remove dead / damaged stems in early spring.

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
Mature Size
Shrub - Small (less than 5 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Damp / Wet
Special Features
Flowering Season - Summer (June - August), Good for Wildlife (Insects including bees & butterflies), Honey Fungus Resistant, Scented, To grow in a pot

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