Late Blooming Shrub with 4-Season Interest
Sugartina Summersweet is a deciduous shrub with ornamental features. Plant a few of these for a decorative hedge along your outbuildings. Sugartina's scented bloom also makes it a perfect addition for next to your patio or front entry.
Your Sugartina Summersweet is a dwarf variety with a compact nature. Late summer brings long, 6-inch spikes of pristine, white flowers with a heavenly fragrance that is sure to bring pollinators to your yard. The flowers give way to 1/8-inch, dark brown capsules, that not only provide a decorative accent into the winter months, but a boon for your wildlife.
Even before the flowers appear, your Sugartina boasts 4-inch long, oblong leaves of a dark green hue. The foliage fills out your shrub quite nicely with an attractive, glossy sheen that catches the afternoon sunlight. As autumn arrives, your Sugartina will gift your yard with subtle tones of gold and brown before it retires for its winter rest.
Sugartina Summersweet has a rounded, dense nature, tending to grow in a lovely, natural form without the need for pruning. Sugartina is generally a low maintenance shrub, ready to provide you with its array of ornamental features without a lot of work from you.
There are several varieties of Summersweet shrubs to choose from, but Sugartina offers you all the beautiful features of a Summersweet, but with late summer interest. Sugartina Summersweet will gift you with some much needed color and fragrance this year at a time when other plants in your yard are fading.
- Fragrant Summer Flowers
- Fall & winter interest
- Adaptive to a Variety of Soils and Salt
- Attracts Butterflies, Resists Deer
Buying Options for Plants
Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.
Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!
Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.
- Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
- Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.
Nature Hills Container Size by Volume
|Young Plants to 18 Months|
|2"x2"x3"||Ranges from||.18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume|
|4.5" Container||Equal to||.655 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume|
|3.5" Container||Equal to||.67 dry quart / .74 dry liter in volume|
|4" Container||Equal to||.87 dry quart / .96 dry liter in volume|
|1 Quart||Equal to||1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume|
|5.5" Container||Equal to||1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x5"||Ranges from||.8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x6"||Ranges from||1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x9"||Ranges from||1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x10"||Ranges from||1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old|
|2 Quart||Equal to||2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume|
|#1 Container||Ranges from||2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume|
|5"x5"x12"||Equal to||3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 2 - 4 Years Old|
|#2 Container||Ranges from||1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume|
|#3 Container||Ranges from||2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 3 - 5 Years Old|
|#5 Container||Ranges from||2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume|
|#7 Container||Ranges from||5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume|
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|Brand||Proven Winners ColorChoice|
|Botanical Name||Clethra alnifolia 'Crystalina'|
|Mature Height||2 - 3 feet|
|Mature Spread||2 - 3 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun, Partial Sun|