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Calycanthus x raulstonii 'Hartlage Wine'

Sweetshrub

from £24.50

5 / 5 based on 2 customer reviews
RHS Award of Garden Merit
Description Plant Care Q & A Description

A beautiful but rare and unusual shrub so named because of its wine coloured, magnolia stellata shaped flowers that are not only stunning but also fragrant.  'Hartlage Wine' grows into a multi-satemmed shrub with upright to arching branches with large ovate leaves carried in pairs and aromatic bark.  The cream centred dark red flowers are produced over a long period from early to late summer.  Grow in full sun to part shade in most soils except waterlogged or chalky. Eventual height up to 3m, spread 2m but can be pruned.  Hardy, deciduous.

  • Eventual Size: 3m
  • Position: Full sun/part shade
  • Foliage: Large, simple ovate leaves
  • Habit: Bushy
  • Soil: Most soils except waterlogged or chalky
  • Plant type: Shrub, solitary, in group
  • Flowering period: May, June, July
  • Colour (flower): Pink, Red, Maroon
  • Colour (leaf): Green
  • Location: Sun - half shade
  • Evergreen: No
  • Hardiness: -20 °C
  • Flowers: Fragrant
  • Common Names: Sweetshrub 'Hartlage Wine' and Carolina Allspice
Eventual Size of Calycanthus x raulstonii 'Hartlage Wine' Eventual Size of Calycanthus x raulstonii 'Hartlage Wine'
Eventual size after 10 years
Plant Care

Prune in autumn or winter if required, top dress in autumn and add top dressing feed in spring.

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Customer Reviews





on 23 Aug 2016

5 / 5

Stunning plant, very happy with my purchase

on 4 May 2016

5 / 5

Bought this plant as Venus was out of stock. Very fast delivery and a beautifully healthy plant which now has 4 buds on and it looks like more to come. I now keep looking for stock of other of the Venus, can't wait for that 1. well done