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Calycanthus 'Venus' ('Venus' sweetshrub)

Calycanthus ‘Venus’ Calycanthus 'Venus' Photo/Illustration: Courtesy of www.provenwinners.com


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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Botanical Name: Calycanthus 'Venus' kal-ih-KAN-thus Common Name: 'Venus' sweetshrub Genus: Calycanthus
This deciduous shrub to 8-10 feet tall and wide blooms from late spring through July with 3- to 4-inch-wide, white, fragrant, magnolia-like blossoms with purple centers. This shrub is somewhat deer resistant.
Care: Provide full sun to partial shade and moist, fertile, well-drained soil. Prune in early spring
Propagation:

 Sow seed when ripe, grow on rooted suckers in spring, or root cuttings in summer.


Problems:

 Leaf spots and powdery mildew may occur.


Height 6 ft. to 10 ft.
Spread 6 ft. to 10 ft.
Growth Habit Spreads
Growth Pace Moderate Grower
Light Full Sun Only;Full Sun to Part Shade;Part Shade Only
Moisture Medium Moisture
Maintenance Moderate
Tolerance Deer Tolerant
Characteristics Showy Flowers
Bloom Time Early Summer; Late Spring; Spring; Summer
Flower Color White Flower
Style Summer Interest
Type Shrubs

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