Calycanthus 'Aphrodite' ~  Aphrodite Sweetshrub - Delivered By ServeScape
Calycanthus 'Aphrodite' ~ Aphrodite Sweetshrub-ServeScape
Calycanthus 'Aphrodite' ~ Aphrodite Sweetshrub-ServeScape

Aphrodite Sweetshrub

Calycanthus 'Aphrodite'


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**Dormancy Note - This plant is currently dormant for the winter! It is available for purchase! Your delivered plant may be dormant, or showing very little top growth. However, you can still plant! These plants are putting all their energy into root production, so they will be ready to thrive in the spring! If you have any issues with your plant the following peak season, you can fill out our return request form to request a replacement plant.

Aphrodite Sweetshrub is a dense deciduous shrub with an upright habit.  The large glossy bright green leaves turn yellow in fall.  Large fragrant dark red magnolia-like flowers bloom from midsummer until the first frost.  Grows best in full sun and moist, well-drained acidic soils. 

Calycanthus is pollinated by beetles, its flowers do not attract other pollinators as much.  However, its seeds are sometimes eaten by small mammals and birds.

Type: 

Shrub 

Origins:

C. chinensis x C. occidentalis Hybrid

Height: 

4' - 6'

Spread: 

4’ - 6'

Spacing: 

5'

USDA Hardiness Zone: 

5 - 9

Culture: 

Full Sun, Part Sun

Bloom Color: 

Red

Season of Interest: 

SummerFall

MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low Maintenance.  Do not let the soil dry out.  Prune after flowering.  No serious disease or pest issues.
LANDSCAPE USES:  Accents or Group Plantings, BordersNaturalized AreasWildlife Garden, Foundation Plantings, Hedges, and Containers.

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IMAGE:  Photos by Proven Winners, Aphrodite Sweetshrub

*As plants have ranges in appearance they may not appear as the images shown.

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