CALYCANTHUS floridus 'Athens'

Commonly known as Carolina allspice, Carolina sweetshrub

A form with double pale yellow flowers. Very fragrant
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Oval or oblong, dark-green leaves to 12cm (5in) long, sometimes turning yellow in autumn.
  • Yellow
    Greenish-yellow
  • Height
    2.5m (8ft)
  • Spread
    3m (10ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Bushy, spreading shrub. Produces flowers 4-5cm (1½-2in) across with numerous strap-shaped petals
  • Hardy - cold winter
    Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
    In warm climates.

CALYCANTHUS floridus 'Athens'

 
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  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Bark has a strong camphor smell when scraped.
    Pests & Diseases
    None.
    Place of origin
    Garden origin USA. (Athens, Georgia)
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Oblong
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 4
    Suitable for: Deciduous trees and shrubs that flower on current year's growth or are grown for winter stem effect.
    Pruning: Hard prune to a low permanent framework.
    When: Annually in early Spring.

    RHS group 5, 6 & 7
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
    Extremely scented, like ripe apples or melons
    Scented foliage
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Humus-rich
  • Toxic - Category C
    Harmful if eaten
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Calycanthus - Growing Guide
2.5m (8ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  3m (10ft)
 

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