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Sweetshrub Calycanthus floridus

This fruit-scented shrub is a welcome addition to any garden. Two inch, reddish-maroon flowers bloom in May to July.

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Zones 4 - 9
Zones 4 - 9

Hardiness Zones: Zones 4 - 9
The Sweetshrub can be expected to grow in the zones shown in color in the arborday.org zone map. VIEW MAP

Ornamental Tree
Ornamental Tree

Type of tree:
The Sweetshrub falls into the following type(s): Ornamental Trees, Shrubs

6' - 9' High
6' - 9' High

Mature Height:
The Sweetshrub grows to be 6' - 9' feet in height.

6' - 12' Spread
6' - 12' Spread

Mature Spread:
The Sweetshrub has a spread of about 6' - 12' at full maturity.

Slow to Medium Growth
Slow to Medium Growth

Growth Rate:
This tree grows at a slow to medium growth rate. [More about this.]

Full Sun
Full Sun

Sun:
This Sweetshrub does well in full sun, partial shade.

Various Soils
Various Soils

Soil:
The Sweetshrub grows in acidic, alkaline, loamy, moist, rich, sandy, well drained soils.

Oval Shape
Oval Shape

Shape:
This Sweetshrub has oval shape.

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Description:
This fruit-scented shrub is a welcome addition to any garden. Two inch, reddish-maroon flowers bloom in May to July.