CALYCANTHUS 'Venus'

Four inch wide white flowers with yellow and purple central markings. Strong scent
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Opposite, narrowly ovate to elliptic mid-green leaves to 12cm (4¾in) long
  • White
  • Height
    2m (6½ft)
  • Spread
    2m (6½ft)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Multi-stemmed, spreading shrub. Flowers to 8cm (3in) across
  • 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 'Venus'

 
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    A descendant of Hartlage Wine which was crossed with calycanthus
    Place of origin
    China
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Elliptic
    (see photos above)
    Ovate
    (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
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Moderately fertile, 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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