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fertilis

Classification

Order: Laurales
   Family: Calycanthaceae
            Genus: Calycanthus
                        Specie: fertilis

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 10 ft (3 m)

Cultivation: Cool moist soil in sun or part-shade positions

Features: Glossy deep green leaves; purple-red flowers in summer

Uses: Mixed borders Woodland gardens Beside water features

Zones: 6-10

Description: This species is native to southeastern USA and has up to 6?in (15?cm) long, glossy, deep green leaves and mildly fragrant purple-red to brown flowers to 2?in (5?cm) wide. Cultivars include the dwarf ?Nanus? and ?Purpureus?, which has purple-

Growth Habit: Spreading branching habit

Comments: Cultivars available





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