Calycanthus floridus, Sweetshrub


Calycanthus floridus
Also known as: Carolina Allspice



Calycanthus floridus
Also known as: Carolina Allspice

Native, deciduous shrub with wonderful sweet tropical fruit fragrance, hence the name sweetshrub. Dark green leaves have a camphor or clove like scent when crushed. Dark red flowers appearing in spring and sporadically continue throughout the summer. Very resistant to disease and insect problems. Does form suckering habits. Grow in a shrub border or as specimen plant.

Yearly Foliage: Deciduous

Hardiness Zone: 5-9

Light: Sun to partial shade

Mature Growth: 8 feet high – 10 feet wide

Soil: Fertile, humus rich, moist

Blooms: Spring – Summer

Wildlife: Nectar-insects, Nectar-butterflies, Nectar-bees

Plant Size when available: 1 gallon, 3 gallon

Additional information

Weight 7 lbs
Dimensions N/A

1 Gallon, 2 Gallon, 3 Gallon, 5 Bare Root Seedlings