Calycanthus occidentalis

Californian Allspice, Western Spicebush, Sweet Shrub

Family: Calycanthaceae Calycanthus

Type Shrub
USDA Hardiness range 6A - 9B
Exposure Partial shade to full sun
Bloom color Red
Bloom time Spring and Summer
Water needs Moist
Landscape uses Border, specimen, woodland garden
Height 8' to 10' / 2.40m to 3.00m
Spread 10' to 12' / 3.00m to 3.60m
Growth rate Moderate
Persistence Deciduous
Bloom attributes Fragrant flowers
Leaf color Green
Fruit color n/a
Soil type Loamy
Form Spreading or horizontal, upright or erect
Attributes and features Native to North America, fragrant foliage