Botanical Name: Calycanthus floridus
Common Name: Common Sweetshrub, Carolina-Allspice
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Height: 6-9' Spread: 6-12' Habit/Form: Rounded Growth Rate: Slow/Medium
Cultural Requirements: Sun to shade; adapts to acidic or alkaline soils.
Ornamental Characteristics: Dark maroon, spicy, fragrant flowers; unusual leathery, urn-shaped fruiting capsules ripening and turning brown in September-October, dark green leaves turn yellow in fall.
Uses in the Landscape: specimen or border plant
Plant tolerant of flooded areas for extended periods of time.
Native to Midwest
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