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- SCIENTIFIC NAME: Calycanthus floridus
- PLANT TYPE: Shrub
- SCIENTIFIC NAME PRONUNCIATION: (kal-ee-KAN-thus FLOR-id-us)
- TAGS: Plant Tags: fragrant and shade tolerant. Plant Types: Shrub.
Shade to sun; best in 5-6 hours of sun; moist, rich soil; prune after flowering; will form a colony over time via suckers. ‘Athens’ cultivar available in nurseries which has chartreuse flower with a lemon-lime scent. ‘Michael Lindsey’ is a fragrant cultivar with the traditional maroon flower color. Readily sprouts from seeds sown into moist...