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Plant Details

Calycanthus occidentalis

Western Sweetshrub
Zone: 10a, 10b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
Exposure: Part Shade
Height: Minimum 8 feet , Maximum 10 feet
Width: Maximum 8 feet
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Deciduous shrub, 8-10', native to the mountains of central and northern California. "Fancy” red/maroon flowers appear late spring to late summer Lovely and slightly aromatic though the leaves and twigs are the truly spicey element. Prefers sun; accepts part shade. Likes well-drained soil and moisture. Somewhat deer resistant. Frost hardy to the single digits F.

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Submitted by Ref: Plantlust.com on 11/8/2012 4:23 PM

This handsome medium-large shrub (4-12') with dense habit, spicily-aromatic leaves and unusual maroon-red flowers has long been a garden favorite, like its sister the eastern sweetshrub. Sun-PSh/Med

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Submitted by Ref: Plantlust.com on 11/8/2012 4:23 PM

Deciduous shrub 8' tall and wide with reddish brown flowers in summer.

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2 Nurseries Carry This Plant:

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Name City/State Email Phone Prod Type Availability
Beaverlake Nursery Beavercreek, OR Email now 503-632-4787 Bare Root: X Container: 3 Cut: X Liner: X Seedling: X
Sevenoaks Native Nursery LLC Albany, OR Email now 541-757-6520 Container: 1
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