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Venus Sweetshrub

Intoxicating Fragrance

Similar to a magnolia bloom in form and fragrance, this sweet specimen truly lives up to its name! Pure white blooms open in early summer to reveal deep purple centers and an extremely powerful fragrance with hints of melon, strawberry, and spices. Glossy green foliage turns golden yellow in the fall. Grows 8-10 ft. tall. Best in partial sun to full shade. Potted. Zones 5-9. PP15925

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  • Botanical Name: Calycanthus 'Venus'
  • Height: 8 - 10 Feet
  • Spacing: 8 - 10 feet
  • Depth: Plant at same depth as in pot.
  • Spread: 8 - 10 feet
  • Light Required: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Color: Pure white with purple centers.
  • Foliage: Glossy-green, opposite leaves.
  • Blooms: Late Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer
  • Zone: 5 - 9
  • Form: Shrub
  • Flower Form: 3-4-inch fragrant, magnolia-like blossoms.
  • Soil Requirements: Moist, fertile, well-drained soil.
  • Size: Potted
  • Comments: Extremely fragrant with hints of melon, strawberry and spices. Large creamy blooms appear in early Summer and resemble the blooms of a magnolia. May repeat bloom intermittently through-out the season. Glossy green foliage turns golden in Fall.


Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2019 Fall Shipping Schedule
ZONE Trees & Shrubs
1A-4B 9/23 - 11/1
5A & 5B 9/23 - 11/1
6A & 6B 9/23 - 11/1
7A & 7B 9/23 - 11/1
8A & 8B 9/23 - 11/1
9A-10B 9/23 - 11/1
Last Order Date All Grow Zones: Oct 28, 2019

Additional Shipping Notes:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.

Sorry, we cannot ship products to Hawaii, Alaska, APO/FPO or outside the contiguous United States. Please provide a street address as some products are unable to be delivered to Post Office boxes.

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