Common Name: Sweetshrub

  • Habit: Shrub
  • Light: Shade (< 2 hrs. direct sun), Part Shade (2-5 hrs. direct sun), Full Sun (5+ hrs. direct sun)
  • Water Needs: Moist, Average
  • Height: 5-8′
  • Flower: Maroon, Apr, May
  • Fruit: Fleshy, green, cylindric floral tube, 2-3″ long turning to brown in winter.
  • Fall Color: Yes
  • Natural Habitat: Upland Deciduous Forest, Woodland Edge

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Calycanthus floridus is a small woody shrub with deep green glossy lance-shaped leaves. Reddish-brown wispy flowers bloom in late Spring and often exude a sweet anise/cinnamon/clove type odor. Flowers are followed by a large seed capsule containing multiple woody, pea-sized seeds. Foliage turns yellow in fall.

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