Calycanthus floridus
CAROLINA ALLSPICE, SWEET SHRUB
Calycanthaceae

 
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Plant type: deciduous shrub

Hardiness zones: 5-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: heavy frost
2.5m
Plant habit
 
3m

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Calycanthus floridus
CAROLINA ALLSPICE, SWEET SHRUB
Calycanthaceae

 

  Plant type: deciduous shrub

Hardiness zones: 5-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: heavy frost
2.5m
Plant habit
 
3m

FEATURES

Flowers: moderately fragrant flowers in red

Flowering Time: early summer to late summer

Leaves: aromatic; mid green; yellow in autumn


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits oriental & cottage designs

Uses: formal screen, informal screen, formal hedge, border

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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