WHOLESALE CLETHRA NURSERIES
Clethra are a group of both evergreen and deciduous to semi deciduous shrubs from China and also North America.
Summer flowering they do prefer a humus rich moist but well drained soil. Flowers appear as long terminal panicles and usually droop gracefully although some species hold the flowers more upright.
With good glossy foliage and a dense habit, Clethera can also be used a screening plant or informal hedge.
Growing well in many Australian gardens three species are widely available from wholesale growers :
With white bell shaped flowers Clethra arborea is commonly called the ‘lily of the valley tree’. Glossy green foliage this is a small growing evergreen tree to around 7m in height.
Deep green heavily ribbed foliage, the flowers are perfumed and a number of cultivars are available. C. alnifolia ‘Ruby Spice’ with very attractive pink flowers is a standout. C. alnifolia ‘Hummingbird’ is a low growing cultivar to around 1m, fragrant white flowers and in a smaller growing plant versatile in landscaping uses.
3. Clethra delavayi
Aslo known as ‘Summer sweet’ this species is from China, best grown in part shade it will reach around 4m in height with white flowers in summer.
111 Stanhope Road Theresa Park NSW 2570
Offering a variety of sun hardy Australian natives and exotic trees, shrubs, groundcover's and perennials from semi advanced through to super advanced and semi-mature stock.
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34 Mt Pleasant Rd Monbulk VIC 3793
1870 South Gippsland Hwy Cranbourne Vic 3977 - email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Growers of a wide range of native & exotic trees, shrubs, ground covers and climbers in 14cm pots Promotional & PBR Lines and garden hardy favourites. Supplying all states. www.faceysnursery.com.au
17 McCarthy Rd Monbulk, Vic, 3793, Australia
Specialising in propagation and production of over 900 species / varieties of ornamental plants, perennials & rare plants. Supplying nurseries, landscapers & others. Minimum quantities apply! Contact us to discuss plants or growing requirements.
82 David Hill Rd Monbulk (Opposite Vika Ave)
Japanese Maple and Magnolia specialists, Wholesale and Retail. Large range of other deciduous and evergreen ornamental trees and shrubs.