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Calycanthus x Venus

Venus Sweetshrub, Strawberry Shrub

Type: Shrubs
Height: Tall 5' (plant 5-6' apart)
Bloom Time: Late Spring to Mid-Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Shady
Zones: 5-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Sandy
Flower / Accent: White / White
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep
Large, magnolia-like white flowers with yellow and purple central markings are delightfully fragrant in early summer and appear intermittently thru the season. Glossy green foliage matures to a golden yellow in autumn. An exciting new introduction in Sweetshrubs.

Features to Note:

  • Fragrant
  • Deer Resistant
  • For a Sunny Spot
  • For a Shady Spot
  • Good for Cut Flowers

Calycanthus General Information:

Calycanthus are deciduous flowering shrubs. Large, fragrant magnolia-like flowers adorn glossy foliage. Nice specimen plant or in mass for a hedge. Flowers are long-lasting and branches may be cut to enjoy blossoms indoors.

Calycanthus Plant Care:

No pruning necessary. OK to shape or thin in spring to remove any wayward or older woody branches.

$15.95 ea.
(3+) $15.50 ea.
Spring 2015
Plant Code: CAVE