The sweet pepper bush needs acidic soil and features small white fragrant flowers.
In the arboretum are the Chilean lantern trees with its luminous cone-shaped flowers, sweet pepperbush clethra alnifolia
whose scented flowers are a big draw for bees, and grevillea rosmarinifolia.
The shrub layer is dense, with Cyrilla racemiflora, Leucotheo axillaris, Lyonia lucida, Lyonia ligustrina, Clethra alnifolia
, Cliftonia monophylla, Ilex glabra, Persea palustris, Viburnum nudum, and Azalea uiscosum.
Ericaceae); and coastal sweet pepperbush, Clethra alnifolia
Of the 30 plants in the winter-irrigated plot, Thuja occidentalis, Magnolia virginiana, Clethra alnifolia and Itea virginiana had an average decrease in total growth as a result of stem death or grazing by animals.
Of the 30 specimens in the plot irrigated from April through October, Ilex verticulata, Rhus aromatica, Viburnum dentatum, Clethra alnifolia, Hammamelis virginiana and Itea virginiana showed a decrease in total growth compared with initial measurements.
lucida, Persea borbonia, Clethra alnifolia
and Vaccinium spp.
In the following study we describe some of the factors influencing the regeneration of Clethra alnifolia
Appendix 1 Species Sampled in the Molecular Systematic Study of Ericaceae Family or Species subfamily Outgroups Actinidia chinensis Planchon Actinidiaceae Clethra alnifolia
, a widely distributed wetland shrub in eastern North America, regenerates more commonly on logs, tree roots, and stumps than on other, more common microsites (Jordan & Hartman, 1995).