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Simply Scentsational® Sweetshrub Calycanthus x

Exposure
  • Part Sun to Sun
  • Sun

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Flower Season
  • Spring
  • Summer
Mature Size
72" 60"
Height
72"
Spread
48 - 60"
  • Details

    Features

    The nicest smelling native on the market! Simply Scentsational® calycanthus is the result of thousands of sniffs and we're proud to say this is the most intriguing scent you'll find in any garden. Debate amongst your friends and relatives whether it's melon, banana, strawberry, or even Juicy Fruit gum that your nose is picking up. And while you're at it, you can admire its gorgeous velvety magnolia-like flowers. 

     Top reasons to grow Simply Scentsational® calycanthus:

    - Impressive show of large burgundy blooms from spring into summer.

    - Unique native to add to any wildlife garden.

    - Exotic looking, but cold hardy into zone 4!

    Fragrant Flower
    Continuous Bloom or Rebloomer
    Resists: 
    Deer
    Native to North America

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Shrub
    Shrub Type: 
    Deciduous
    Height Category: 
    Tall
    Garden Height: 
    72 Inches
    Spacing: 
    48 - 60 Inches
    Spread: 
    48 - 60 Inches
    Flower Colors: 
    Red
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Shade: 
    Bright Green
    Habit: 
    Upright
    Container Role: 
    Thriller

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Part Sun to Sun
    Light Requirement: 
    Sun
    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Blooms On: 
    New Wood
    Blooms On: 
    Old Wood
    Bloom Time: 
    Early Summer
    Bloom Time: 
    Mid Summer
    Bloom Time: 
    Late Spring
    Hardiness Zones: 
    4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Soil Fertility Requirement: 
    Average Soil
    Uses: 
    Landscape
    Uses: 
    Specimen or Focal Point
    Uses Notes: 

    Makes an incredibly elegant specimen plant. Brings a pop of color and interest to native gardens. 

    Maintenance Notes: 

    Adaptable to most moist well drained soils. Prune to shape after flowering, if desired. 

    Simply Scentsational® Calycanthus x 'SMNCAF' USPPAF, Can PBRAF
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