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Calycanthus floridus 'Aphrodite'


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A new improved variety of calcycanthus brings wonderful fragrance to the beautiful deep red flowers. Flowers from mid- summer onwards, makes a fabulous shrub for a sheltered site in sun/part shade. Eventual height 2.5m, hardy deciduous with green glossy leaves.

  • Eventual Size: 2.5m
  • Position: Full sun/part shade
  • Foliage: Large, simple ovate leaves
  • Habit: Bushy
  • Soil: Most soils except waterlogged or chalky
  • Plantgroup: Shrubs/Trees
  • Plant type: Shrub, solitary, in group
  • Flowering period: June, July, August
  • Colour (foliage): Green
  • Colour (flower): Red
  • Hardiness: -20 °C
  • Flowers: Fragrant
  • Common Names: Sweetshrub 'Aphrodite'
Eventual Size of Calycanthus floridus 'Aphrodite' Eventual Size of Calycanthus floridus 'Aphrodite'
Eventual size after 10 years
Plant Care

Plant with a good quality compost in a sheltered position, water in well and as needed until well established. Prune if required in autumn when flowers have subsided

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