Calycanthus floridus

Sweetshrub


Photo courtesy of Prides Corner Farm

  • Fragrant, red flowers
  • Blooms in May
  • Perfect border plant
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Fragrant
Fragrant
Garden
Garden
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Mass Planting
Mass Planting
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Full Sun
Full Sun



Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Easy to grow. Prefers well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Prefers rich soil, however is tolerant of a most soil conditions. To maintain size and compactness, prune after flowering.


Height: 6-9 ft
Spread: 6-9 ft
Bloom Color: Red
Zone: 4-8
 

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


Attributes:

  • Mass Planting
  • Fragrant
  • Garden
  • Border or Bed
  • Low Maintenance
  • Naturalizing

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant

Exposure:

  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun

Habit:

  • Upright

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Spring

Soil Moisture:

  • Moist, Well-Drained
  • Wet Soil/Wetlands