Shrub

Calycanthus floridus var purpureus 'Burgundy Spice'

: PP28,886

  • Glossy purple foliage lights up the landscape
  • Attracts pollinators
  • Perfect for massing to produce a colorful hedge
  • Great flower fragrance
  • Red flowers
  • Grows in a wide range of conditions
  • Deer resistant

The foliage color of this selection will floor you! While all other Calycanthus have green leaves, this selection shows off purple foliage that you just can't keep your eyes off! Maroon flowers appear in June with a sweet summer scent. These red flowers are a favorite for pollinators and butterflies. In the fall the dark purple foliage changes to hues of orange, yellow and cherry red.

Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Great Foliage
Great Foliage
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Fragrant
Fragrant
Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Shade
Partial Shade
Partial Sun
Partial Sun
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Average Water
Average Water
Dry Soil
Dry Soil
Moist, Well-Drained
Moist, Well-Drained

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