Calycanthus Aphrodite


$16.95 ea. (3+ discount) $16.50 ea.

In stock for Spring 2017

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A new improved reblooming Sweetshrub with classic sweet fragrance. Captivating bright magenta red magnolia-like flowers are showcased in summer and early fall above glossy green waxy foliage. Proven Winners® selections are trialed and tested to be colorful, long blooming, carefree and easy to grow.

To take full advantage of the fragrance, sweetshrubs are often planted near entrances, or other outdoor living areas; also pleasing in a shrub border. Long-lasting flowers made good cut flowers.


Item Code: CAAD
Type: Shrubs
Height: Tall 5-6'
Spacing: Plant 5-6' apart
Bloom Time: Mid-Summer to Early Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Half Sun/ Half Shade
Zones: 5-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Sandy
Flower: Red
Accent: Red
Patent: #24,014
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Deer Resistant
  • Fragrant

Calycanthus General Information

Proven Winners variety. Calycanthus are deciduous flowering shrubs. Large, fragrant magnolia-like flowers adorn glossy foliage. Foliage matures to a golden yellow in autumn. Nice specimen plant or in mass for a hedge.

Calycanthus Plant Care

No pruning necessary. New shoots are produced freely each spring from the base. If desired, OK to shape or thin in spring before new growth starts to remove any wayward or older woody branches.