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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 10 ft (3 m)

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

Features: Dull green leaves; red to dark red-brown flowers in summer

Uses: Mixed borders Woodland gardens Beside water features

Zones: 5-10

Description: The most common of the allspices, this native of southeastern USA has large oval leaves in a dull mid-green shade and bright red to dark red-brown flowers up to 2?in (5?cm) wide. The flowers have a faint fragrance. ZONES 5?10.

Growth Habit: Spreading branching habit


Growth: Perennial, multi-stemmed woody plant that is usually less than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height. Shrubs typically have several stems arising from or near the ground, but may be taller than 5 meters or single-stemmed under certain environmental cond

Duration: Perennial

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