Simply Scentsational® Sweetshrub Calycanthus floridus
The nicest smelling native on the market! Simply Scentsational® calycanthus is the result of thousands of sniffs and we're proud to say this is the most intriguing scent you'll find in any garden. Debate amongst your friends and relatives whether it's melon, banana, strawberry, or even Juicy Fruit gum that your nose is picking up. And while you're at it, you can admire its gorgeous velvety magnolia-like flowers.
Top reasons to grow Simply Scentsational® calycanthus:
- Impressive show of large burgundy blooms from spring into summer.
- Unique native to add to any wildlife garden.
- Exotic looking, but cold hardy into zone 4!Fragrant FlowerContinuous Bloom or RebloomerResists:DeerNative to North America
CharacteristicsPlant Type:ShrubShrub Type:DeciduousHeight Category:TallGarden Height:72 InchesSpacing:48 - 60 InchesSpread:48 - 60 InchesFlower Colors:RedFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Shade:Bright GreenHabit:UprightContainer Role:Thriller
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:Part Sun to Sun
The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).Light Requirement:Sun
The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).Maintenance Category:EasyBlooms On:New WoodBlooms On:Old WoodBloom Time:Early SummerBloom Time:Mid SummerBloom Time:Late SpringHardiness Zones:4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9bWater Category:AverageSoil Fertility Requirement:Average SoilUses:LandscapeUses:Specimen or Focal PointUses Notes:
Makes an incredibly elegant specimen plant. Brings a pop of color and interest to native gardens.Maintenance Notes:
Adaptable to most moist well drained soils. Prune to shape after flowering, if desired.Simply Scentsational® Calycanthus floridus 'SMNCAF' USPP 33,550, Can PBRAF