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Plant Details

Calycanthus floridus

Carolina Allspice
Zone: 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
Exposure: Part Shade
Height: Minimum 7 feet , Maximum 10 feet
Width: Maximum 7 inches
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This deciduous bushy shrub with dark green oval leaves to 5" is mainly grown for its sweet scented flowers appearing mid to late spring. The 2" dusky red blooms become brown fruit which hang on the plant through winter. All parts, but particularly the bark when dry, exude a camphor-like fragrance. (Put it in your drawers.) The Carolina Allspice reaches 8' x 10' at maturity. Plant in fertile, moist soil in sun; in warm climates plant in partial shade. A trouble free plant.

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Submitted by Ref: Plantlust.com on 11/8/2012 4:24 PM

An unusual med. shrub with large, aromatic leaves (yellow in fall) and fragrant reddish-brown flowers in mid-summer. Sun-PSh/Med

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Submitted by Ref: Plantlust.com on 11/8/2012 4:24 PM

Sweetshrub will get to be a sizable bush (8' x 8') with spicy scented flowers in the summer. zone 5

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Submitted by Ref: Plantlust.com on 11/8/2012 4:24 PM

Burgundy-brown flowers have the scent of ripe fruit in mid summer. Midsized deciduous shrub 7' x 7'

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