Calycanthus floridus

Carolina Allspice

Sweet shrub has been grown since early colonial times. These deciduous shrubs have a delicious, sweet fragrance, especially when the glossy foliage is crushed. Grows in shade or sun and in most soils, but needs water. Prune occasionally to avoid legginess.
Calycanthus floridus, Carolina Allspice
This broad, rounded shrub exudes a strawberry-banana-pineapple scent. The chocolate-red flowers develop into urn-shaped fruits that last all winter.

Attributes - Calycanthus floridus

Plant Type: Shrub

Bloom Season: Early Summer through Mid Summer

Flower Color: Red

Foliage: Deciduous

Height: 6 ft. to 10 ft.

Width: 12 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun, Shade

Climate: Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Notes: Thrives in Acid Soil, Alkaline Soil. Fragrant, Low Maintenance.

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