Shrub with red loose very peeling bark
This is the second year in our native woodland habitat.
Costal Sweet pepperbush
Clethra is a genus of between 30-70 species of flowering shrubs or small trees. It is one of two genera in the family Clethraceae (the other being Purdiaea). The species may be evergreen or deciduous, and all bear flowers in clusters or inflorescences.