Clethra tomentosa 'Cottondale'

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  • Common Name: Woolly White Adler
  • Plant Story:

    A spreading, suckering large deciduous shrub, Clethra tomentosa 'Cottondale' features large drooping panicles of small white flowers. Lance-shaped, hairy leaves are blue-green on top and light green on the bottom. Flowers are attractive to butterflies and bees.

  • Type: Shrub Deciduous
  • Bloom Season: Summer
  • Flower Color: White
  • Planting Zone: 7-9
  • Height: 3-6 ft
  • Spread: 3-6 ft
  • Light Requirements:Part Shade
  • Suggested Uses: Native gardens, shrub borders, or hedge
  • Leaf: Hairy Blue Green Leaves
  • Edible: NO
  • Attracts to: Butterflies, Bees
  • Plant Deer Resistant:No
  • Plant Potential Pests:No serious problems
  • Is NativeSouthwest United States
  • Form: Spreading
  • Special Care Instructions:

    Prune in late winter. Tolerates clay soil. Don't allow soils to dry out. Remove root suckers.


Woolly White Adler - Additional Photos