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PlantFiles: Sweetshrub
Calycanthus 'Aphrodite'

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Family: Calycanthaceae
Genus: Calycanthus (kal-ee-KAN-thus) (Info)
Cultivar: Aphrodite
Additional cultivar information: (PPAF)

6 vendors have this plant for sale.

4 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Shrubs
Trees

Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Danger:
Seed is poisonous if ingested
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Red
Maroon (Purple-Brown)

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Deciduous
Aromatic
Good Fall Color

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Flowers are fragrant
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
This plant may be considered a protected species; check before digging or gathering seeds
This plant is resistant to deer

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball
From softwood cuttings
From semi-hardwood cuttings
From hardwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:
Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral mentinsel On Feb 10, 2014, mentinsel from BREST
France (Zone 9a) wrote:

Hello
I search this calycanthus so interesting: size of flowers, perfume ..
I have floridus glaucus and athens
I don't bought Hartlage when i saw a picture of Aphrodite !
I'm looking for reliable informations of this new calycanthus
Thank you for helping me






Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Bellevue, Washington



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