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Carolina Allspice

Highly Fragrant Flowers and Foliage

Grown since Colonial times, also called Sweet Shrub. Grows 6-9 ft. tall with deep burgundy late-spring blooms. Sweet Shrub has a heavenly fragrance similar to strawberries. Thrives in sun or partial shade.

Flowering shrubs are bargains in beauty. They produce a profusion of flowers and foliage a feast for or senses and seem equally attractive to birds, butterflies and hummingbirds. Even when they're not in bloom, many add interest to the landscape. Shrubs grow fast, last nearly forever and require a minimum care.

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  • Botanical Name: Calycanthus floridus
  • Height: 6 - 10 feet.
  • Spacing: 6 - 12 feet.
  • Depth: Plant up to the stain on the bareroot plant.
  • Spread: 6 - 12 feet.
  • Light Required: Shade or sun, not as tall in sun.
  • Foliage: Glossy deep green, corrugated foliage.
  • Blooms: May - June.
  • Fruit: Green turning to light brown, somewhat woody at maturity, bell-shaped "capsule", 1 - 1 1/2 inches long.
  • Zone: 4 - 9 (-20° F.).
  • Form: Dense, bushy broad rounded.
  • Flower Form: Distinctive 1 - 2 inch auburn flowers, reddish-brown-some say burgundy.
  • Soil Requirements: Rich well-drained soil.
  • Growth Rate: Slow growth rate.
  • Size: 2 inch flowers.
  • Comments: Easily worked into any design. Easily transplanted. Native shrub. Trouble, disease, and pest free, RESTRICTED STATES, AE, AK, GU, HI, PR.

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