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Calycanthus floridus 'Athens' ('Katherine')

Calycanthus floridus 'Athens'

Sweetshrub

'Athens' ('Katherine') Sweetshrub has yellow flowers in May and June that are consistently fragrant. A great introduction from Dr. Michael Dirr in Athens, Georgia; originally provided to him by Mrs. Symmes.  It was named after his daughter Katherine. It is wet site tolerant.  Cut branches can be brought inside to provide strong fragrance.

Height

5 Feet

Spread

4 Feet

Bloom Color

Yellow

USDA Hardiness Zone

4
Current Availability
Qty Avail Description Comments Future Crop Future Crop Ready Date
30 Calycanthus floridus Athens #3 15-18" (NATIVE-yellow) 120 8/1/2024
Characteristics & Attributes
Attributes
Deer Resistant
Erosion Control
Fragrant - Flower
Native
Soil Conditions
Average
Moist
Bloom Time
Summer
Exposure
Partial Shade/Shade Tolerant
Sun
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Pollinators
Tolerance
Clay Soil Tolerant
Dry Shade Tolerant
Wet Site Tolerant
Foliage Color
Green
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