A dense, rounded shrub with dark reddish-brown fragrant flowers in May. Aromatic stems and leaves when bruised. Native to eastern U.S.
CALYCANTHUS floridus – Sweetshrub or Carolina Allspice
A dense, rounded shrub with dark reddish-brown fragrant flowers in Spring. Aromatic stems and leaves when bruised. Worthwhile in any garden or shrub border as it is tolerant of most soils and amounts of sunlight. A tough and reliable shrub. Shiny deep green foliage turns into an attractive golden color in fall. Native to eastern U.S.
Sun: Full Sun/ Part Shade/ Full Shade
Soil: Average, Well-drained
Size: Height 6-9ft., Width 6-9ft.
Flower: Copper-red, Showy
Bloom Time: Spring
Attributes: Low Maintenance, Deer resistant, Fragrant, Showy Flowers, Tolerant to Deep Shade, Great Fall Color, Native