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Clethra arborea, Lily of the Valley Tree

Clethra arborea

Lily of the Valley Tree
Family: Clethraceae
Origin: Madeira
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersFragrantAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

Flowers are small and white, and are grouped in terminal panicles. They are fragrant, and look like lily of the valley. The Lily of the Valley tree prefers a moist, acidic and well-drained ground. It dislikes alcaline soils.

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