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Calycanthus floridus 'Michael Lindsey'

Calycanthus floridus 'Michael Lindsey'

Sweetshrub

'Michael Lindsey' Sweetshrub has reddish brown flowers that are consistently, gorgeously fragrant, blooming for a prolonged period in April and May over dark, lustrous green foliage. Fall color of is clear yellow to gold. Selected by Allen Bush of Holbrook Farm & Nursery in North Carolina and named after the young son of one of his staff members. Per Dr. Michael Dirr, “Calycanthus floridus 'Michael Lindsey' is the standard by which other introduction will be measured." It is also wet site tolerant. Extremely verticillium resistant per Rick Darke.

PRN Preferred:  Heavy bloomer, fragrant flowers, lustrous foliage with good fall color.  Reblooms sporadically throughout the summer.

Height

8 Feet

Spread

5 Feet

Bloom Color

Red

USDA Hardiness Zone

4
Current Availability
Qty Avail Description Comments Future Crop Future Crop Ready Date
224 Calycanthus floridus Michael Lindsey #3 18-24" (NATIVE-reddish-brown) Dormant
24 Calycanthus floridus Michael Lindsey #7 30-36" (NATIVE-reddish-brown) Dormant
Characteristics & Attributes
Attributes
Deer Resistant
Erosion Control
Fragrant - Flower
Native
Soil Conditions
Average
Moist
Bloom Time
Spring
Exposure
Partial Shade/Shade Tolerant
Sun
Special Recognition
PHS Gold Medal Plant
Pleasant Run Nursery Preferred Selection
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Pollinators
Tolerance
Clay Soil Tolerant
Dry Shade Tolerant
Wet Site Tolerant
Foliage Color
Green
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