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Calycanthus DuoCalycanthus floridusSweetshrub

Just £24.98

Hardy Shrub
What is Hardy Shrub?
Woody plant, usually having a permanent framework of branches.
Capable of withstanding outdoor winter temperatures down to -15C.

NEW

Unusual, seldom seen shrubs

Beautiful, magnolia-like blooms

Handsome, glossy foliage

2 x 13cm potted calycanthus plants £24.98 Out of Stock
Please note: This product cannot be delivered outside the United Kingdom.
Description How to Grow More Info Delivery

Calycanthus are handsome, hardy shrubs that certainly deserve to be more widely grown. Glossy, deciduous foliage covers the gently arching branches, creating a lovely backdrop for the exotic, magnolia-like blooms. This duo brings together two particularly fine varieties, both with a lovely sweet fragrance. Commonly known as Sweetspice, these unusual shrubs are ideal for woodland edges and lightly shaded borders.

  • Calycanthus Duo comprises:
  • Calycanthus x raulstonii 'Hartlage Wine'- A rare but delightful, multi-stemmed shrub with upright to arching branches, bearing lustrous green, oval leaves and rich, burgundy blooms. Height and spread: 4m (13').
  • Calycanthus 'Venus' - Produces extremely fragrant, magnolia-like flowers with white strap-like petals in May. Height: 1.8m (6'). Spread: 1.5m (5').

Culinary note: Produces an edible and delicious spice. Snip off twigs and allow them to dry out in the sun or a low oven, then crush the bark and use like cinnamon. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Plant height and spread is seasonal therefore we list by pot size rather than a defined plant size. The height and spread of the plant delivered will vary depending on the season, meaning arrival images are an indication only.


Scented Gardens, Low Maintenance Garden, Exotic Garden, Specimen Plant

Hardy

dappled shade

Up to 400cm (157in)

Up to 400cm (157in)

easy

easy

Thompson & Morgan strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. Sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this, so regretfully we are unable to ship live plants to the following areas: HS, IV41-IV49, IV51, IV55-56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3

2 x 13cm potted calycanthus plants (KA9176)

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Flowering Months
Feed and water regularly throughout the growing season while young plants become established. Once established, prune Calycanthus in early spring as the buds begin to swell. Cut back all stems to a low permanent framework, 3 or 4 buds from the base of the plant. After pruning, apply a mulch of well rotted manure or compost around the base of the plant.
Acclimatise Calycanthus plants to outdoor conditions for a period of 7 to 10 days prior to planting in their final positions. Grow Calycanthus in borders, in moist, fertile, well drained soil that is rich in organic matter. Choose a position in full sun. Water regularly until plants are fully established.

Delivery

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £1.95.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £4.95.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £6.90 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.

Please see our Delivery page for further details, and more information on different charges that may apply to certain destinations.

For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.

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