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Aphrodite Sweetshrub

Long flowering season

  • Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Height/Habit: 5 - 8 feet
  • Zone: 5-9
  • Flowering Date: Midsummer to early fall
62870-Aphrodite Sweetshrub

1 per pack $24.99

We ship this item in Spring

Aphrodite Sweetshrub

Description
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. Ships in 4" pot. Calycanthus floridus 'Aphrodite'

Shrub •Z5-9 •H5-8''xW5-6' •Midsummer to Early Fall •Sun-Part Shade

Product Details
  • Season Spring
  • Unit of Measure1
  • Botanical NameCalycanthus floridus 'Aphrodite'
  • Sun ExposureFull Sun, Partial Shade
  • State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
  • Spread5 - 6 feet
  • Spacing5 - 6 feet
  • Hardiness Zone5-9
  • Flowering DateMidsummer to early fall
  • Planting InstructionsGive plenty of space, but plant in an area where you can enjoy the sweet fragrance. Set at the same level it is growing at in the container, firm soil and water thoroughly.
  • Winter CareApply organic mulch to maintain soil moisture.
  • Flower Color:red
  • Flower Form1 1/2 - 2" across with numerous deep red magnolia-like petals.
  • Foliage TypeDeciduous, lustrous, dark green, glossy foliage. Oval to oblong, 5 - 6" long. Very bold, golden-yellow fall color.
  • Soil RequirementWell-drained, organically rich, moisture retentive soil.
  • 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.
  • Shipped4" POT
  • Height/Habit5 - 8 feet
  • Growth RateModerate to fast
Shipping Information

When will my order ship?

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:

2018 Spring Shipping Schedule
Zone Perennials & Potted Plants
1A-4B 5/7/18 - 6/8/18
5A 4/2/18 - 6/8/18
5B 3/19/18 - 6/8/18
6A 3/12/18 - 6/8/18
6B 3/5/18 - 6/8/18
7A & 7B 2/26/18 - 6/8/18
8A & 8B 2/19/18 - 5/18/18
9A - 10B 2/12/18 - 5/18/18
Last Order Date Zones 1-7: June 4th, 2018
Zones 8-10: May 14th, 2018

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