Calycanthus ‘Aphrodite’


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3 gallon container

Plant Details
  • Plant Height Height: 5 - 10 ft
  • Plant Width Width: 5 - 10 ft
  • Plant Spacing Spacing: 5 ft
  • Plant Exposure Exposure: Full to Part Sun
  • Plant Bloom Time Bloom Time: Early Summer - Fall
  • Plant Deciduous Evergreen/Deciduous: Deciduous
  • Plant Availability Availability: May - September

Looking for something a little different? You’ve found it in ‘Aphrodite’ calycanthus! Covered in big, glossy leaves, this shrub explodes with enormous cupped flowers that look a bit like a deep red magnolia. They start in early summer and continue through the season – in cooler areas they bloom all summer long. You’re probably wondering if it’s fragrant, and the answer is – it depends. The scent varies based on the age of the bloom, the time of day, and the flower itself. Some people say they smell like pineapple, others apples, others bubblegum, and some get no scent at all. Even if you never sense a whiff off this plant, its fabulous flowers are more than enough reward. Big summer flowers look like a deep red magnolia- Very long blooming- Large, lush shrub provides lots of coverage – ideal for privacy

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