Sweet pepper bush

(Bot.) an American shrub (Clethra alnifolia), with racemes of fragrant white flowers; - called also white alder.

See also: Pepper

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Mountain mint, sunflowers, native holly, sweet pepper bush and goldenrod are all great for pollinators, Tallamy said.
Clethra alnifolia The sweet pepper bush needs acidic soil and features small white fragrant flowers.
For butterflies, he suggests bee balm, black-eyed susan, turtle-head, blazing star, solidago golden rod, ironweed, joe pyeweed, spice bush, rhododendron and sweet pepper bush.