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Sweetshrub Calycanthus floridus


  • Sweetshrub - Calycanthus floridus
  • Sweetshrub - Calycanthus floridus
  • Sweetshrub - Calycanthus floridus
  • Sweetshrub - Calycanthus floridus

Average Shipping Height: 1' - 1'6"
Item #2875
Member Price *
$5.49
Regular Price
$8.50
Quantity

Cannot ship to AK, AZ, HI
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Overview

The Sweetshrub grows in zones 4-9.
This fruit-scented shrub is a welcome addition to any garden. The lovely reddish-maroon flowers begin appearing in May, and a strawberry-banana-pineapple scent fills the air. It works especially well in shrub borders or around outdoor living areas.

  • Blooms from May to July, with striking reddish-maroon flowers
  • Produces a fragrant, fruity scent
  • Will be delivered at a height of 1'–1'6"




Your Tree’s Personality

Mature Height

6'–9'

Mature Spread

6'–12'

Growth Rate

Slow to Medium

Shape

Oval

Sun Preference

Full Sun, Partial Shade,

Soil Preference

Acidic, Alkaline, Loamy, Moist, Rich, Sandy, Well-drained,

History/Lore

The bark was supposedly used as a substitute for cinnamon in the past. Other common names include Carolina allspice, strawberry-shrub, Bubby blossom, Sweet Bubby, Sweet Betty and spicebush.

Planting Instructions




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