Clethra barbinervis Sieb. & Zucc.
Clethra kawadana Yanagita - Clethra canescens Hort.
Clethraceae
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Deciduous shrub to small tree in the wild. Leaves alternate, obovate to oblong-obovate, 6-13 cm long, 3-6 cm wide, dark green, glabrous or slightly hairy above, paler beneath and covered by hairs especially on nerves. Margin serrate, base cuneate. White fragant flowers 6-8 mm across in terminal panicles about 10-15 cm long in July. Sepals ovate, hairy. Style and filaments glabrous. Quite hardy but the plant needs an acid soil.

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Cultivated: France

Author: Frédéric Tournay

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