Calycanthus floridus 'Michael Lindsey' (Carolina Allspice)

Height: 6-8 feet
Spread: 6-8 feet
Light: Full to part sun
Soil: Amended, well-drained soil. Drought tolerant once established.
Description: Large, shiny leaves adorn this dense, compact and upright shrub. Foliage is much shinier than the species and turns a yummy butter yellow in the fall. Deciduous. Incredibly fragrant, star-shaped, red flowers cover this shrub all summer long. Plant in mass for a fragrant summer symphony or use as a specimen when planted with Forsythia and Hydrangea paniculata.


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