CALYCANTHUS 'Aphrodite'

Exceptionally large, fragrant red flowers, re-blooming
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Oval or oblong, dark green leaves to 12cm (5in) long
  • Red
  • Height
    2m (6½ft)
  • Spread
    2m (6½ft)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Bushy, spreading shrub. Produces magnolia-like flowers 7.5-10cm (3-4in) across terminally or from axils of the current year's shoots
  • 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

CALYCANTHUS 'Aphrodite'

 
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
Medium £45.00 each 
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
Large £65.00  
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022
plant size comparison icon 7.5 Litre
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Wildlife plant - butterflies. Repeat blooms throughout summer. Aromatic bark
    Pests & Diseases
    None
    Place of origin
    USA. Developed by Proven Winners
  • 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
    Strawberry-scented
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Humus-rich
  • Toxic - Category C
    Harmful if eaten
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Calycanthus - Growing Guide
2m (6½ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2m (6½ft)
 

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