Sweet pepperbush is a deciduous shrub that may grow to 5 to 10 feet. It is native to eastern North America from Maine south to Florida and west to Texas. Small, white flowers occur in dense clusters on long 3 to 6 inch terminal spikes mature in late summer. The flowers produce high quality nectar and pollen that supports hummingbirds, butterflies, bees and other pollinators.
Also known as
Coastal Sweet Pepperbush, Coastal Sweet Pepperbush and Coastal sweetpepperbush
How to care for Summersweet
Summersweet needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
Summersweet love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Summersweet does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Summersweet in your home 🏡.
Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Summersweet after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.