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Plant Characteristics

Plant Introduction
  • Proven Winners® Plant Collection
Northern States Exposure
  • Full Sun
  • Part Shade
  • Fragrant Flowers
Growth Rate
  • Medium
Flower Color
  • Green
  • Red
  • Purple
Soil Moisture Needs
  • Average
Seasons of Interest
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer
Best Usages
  • Mass Planting
  • Accent Plant
  • Landscape Specimen
Best Characteristics
  • Flower

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Calycanthus is easy to grow, and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

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Calycanthus x 'Aphrodite'
PPAF CBRAF Plant propagation prohibited

Buy Aphrodite Sweetshrub online. Is a new, improved calycanthus with large, bright red magnolia-like flowers. Unlike 'Hartlage Wine' it is very fragrant. This rebloomer has nice, glossy foliage, too.

Mature Height:

5-6 Feet

Mature Spread:

5-6 Feet

Hardiness Zone:


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Family: Calycanthaceae · Common Name: APHRODITE SWEETSHRUB

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  • Pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included to use when planting; Hydro-Gels help retain soil moisture, and plants establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will survive drought conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.
  • Customer satisfaction survey sent after your order is received that provides you with a $10.00 off coupon code on your next order.

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Eco gallon Potted

SKU: 6191

(2.64 qrts / 2.51 liters)
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SKU: 7007

(4.04 qrts / 3.82 liters)
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3 gallon Potted

SKU: 7017

(2.90 gallons / 11.0 liters)
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We received our canyon creek abelia in perfect condition and on time. You were right....they are awesome plants. We will be ordering from you in the future. Thank you for a great product and great service

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September 2014

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