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Calycanthus x raulstonii 'Venus'

Carolina Allspice

from £24.50

5 / 5 based on 2 customer reviews
Plant Info Care Info Q & A Plant Info

A beautiful but not commonly available shrub with gorgeous melon scented, magnolia stellata type creamy white flowers with purple centres in spring and intermittently through summer.  Large, ovate, shiny and bright green leaves.  Deciduous, hardy, prefers a sheltered spot in full sun or part shade, an edge of woodland plant in its natural habitat.  Thrives in most fertile well drained soil except chalk.  Aromatic bark, an open branched shrub.  Eventual height 2m x 1.5 m wide.

  • Eventual Size: 2m high x 1.5m wide
  • Position: Sun/part shade
  • Foliage: Large ovate, fresh green
  • Habit: Open, branched
  • Soil: All except chalky or waterlogged
  • Plant type: Shrub, solitary, in group
  • Flowering period: May, June, July
  • Colour (flower): White
  • Colour (leaf): Green
  • Height: 200 cm
  • Location: Sun - half shade
  • Evergreen: No
  • Hardiness: -20 °C
  • Flowers: Fragrant
  • Common Names: Carolina allspice
Eventual Size of Calycanthus x raulstonii 'Venus' Eventual Size of Calycanthus x raulstonii 'Venus'
Eventual size after 10 years
Care Information

Plant in a sheltered spot away from cold drying winds.  Can be pruned in late spring or winter.

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Customer Reviews





on 25 Aug 2016

5 / 5

Your prices are keen and your shipping is expedite

on 23 Aug 2016

5 / 5

Thank you so much for getting this plant back in for us we waited over a year! Excellent company, would definitely use them again.