Improved version of native shrub offers incredible red, magnolia-like flowers that rebloom for several weeks. A deciduous shrub, it has lustrous, dark green, glossy foliage that turns golden yellow in the fall. Its flowers have a sweet, apple-like fragrance. Deer tend to avoid. Calycanthus floridus 'Aphrodite'
PruningPrune to keep plants neat and tidy by removing dead or damaged branches. After flowering.
Additional InformationUnique form of a superb native shrub. Locate near a door or pathway to best enjoy its fragrance.
Unique CharactersticsPW: A new, improved calycanthus with large, bright red magnolia-like flowers. Unlike 'Hartlage Wine' it is very fragrant: a sweet, apple-like scent. This rebloomer has nice, glossy foliage, too.