Calycanthus floridus (Carolina Allspice)
- Usually Flowers : June, July
Well branched deciduous bush with aromatic, glossy, apple-green leaves. Very aromatic red-purple flowers. June to July. Ht.3mt.(10ft.). Grow in sun or part shade and fertile, well-drained soil with protection from severe frost. Good for sheltered borders, specimen or woodland plantings.
- Usually Flowers : June, July, August
Shallowly cupped flowers are a brilliant magenta with black centres and veins. Ht.100cm.(40in.). June to August. Deeply cut leaves in mounds turn a gorgeous red colour in autumn.