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Erect to rounded deciduous shrub.  Fragrant flowers are maroon and bloom April-July. Grows in full sun to part shade in average to rich, well drained soil.  This trouble free shrub is good  as speciman-, foundation-, and border plantings.  Good in fresh cut arrangement. Prune after flowering to maintain shape, and manage suckers to prevent naturalization.  Propagate by seed or cuttings.

Calycanthus floridus, Sweet Shrub

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