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Calycanthus floridus - Carolina Allspice

Calycanthus floridus, also known as the Carolina allspice, is a dense, spreading shrub. It has oval dark green leaves that turn yellow in autumn. This is paired with fragrant red flowers that are described to smell like a mix of strawberries, bananas and pineapples. Calycanthos floridus prefers to be in a sheltered location with full sun or partial shade. Grows best in a moist, well drained location.

Plant Profile

Name: Calycanthus floridus

Common Name: Carolina Allspice

Family: Calycanthaceae

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