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Calycanthus praecox 15-30cm

Calycanthus praecox 15-30cm

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Product Description

Calycanthus praecox, commonly known as the Spice Bush, is a deciduous shrub celebrated for its aromatic allure and graceful appearance. Native to North America, this ornamental plant adds a touch of elegance to gardens and landscapes with its unique characteristics.

The Spice Bush is characterized by glossy, dark green leaves arranged alternately along its branches. In late winter to early spring, before the leaves emerge, the shrub becomes adorned with small, red to maroon flowers with a subtle, spicy fragrance. These blossoms, while inconspicuous individually, collectively create a captivating display.

As the seasons progress, the foliage develops into a lush green canopy, providing a lovely backdrop to the garden. In fall, the leaves often turn a vibrant golden yellow, adding a final burst of color before winter.

Adaptable and relatively low-maintenance, Calycanthus praecox thrives in well-draining soil and prefers partial to full sun. Its aromatic blooms make it a favorite for pollinators, including butterflies and bees, enhancing its ecological value in gardens.

Beyond its aesthetic appeal, some varieties of Spice Bush, particularly Calycanthus praecox 'Hartlage Wine,' are also appreciated for their compact size, making them suitable for smaller garden spaces or as part of mixed shrub borders. Overall, the Spice Bush stands as a fragrant and visually pleasing addition to landscapes, infusing gardens with the sweet essence of nature.

IMPORTANT: Please be aware that picture 1 show adult plant not for sale, the offer is for a plant in the dimension indicated in title description. 

Please be aware that most plants change across seasons. For example, some of them will naturally lose leaves or change in colour during colder months. Do not hesitate to contact us for further informations about the plants of your interest.


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