Clethra arborea  Ait. 
Clethraceae
Clethra arborea (45053 byte)

A magnificent, normaly large shrub only for the mildest climates and sheltered conditions. The shrub has glossy green leaves, until 8cm long. The flowers are white, built in long, terminal panicles in June. They look like large flowers of Convallaria majalis.

Home: Madeira

Other views: Flower

Cultivated: Germany

Author:Ulrich Herzog

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