'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 Calycanthus floridus 'Michael Lindsey' is a clear yellow. Selected by Allen Bush of Holbrook Farm & Nursery in North Carolina. 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.
USDA Hardiness Zone
Calycanthus floridus Michael Lindsey #3 15-18" (reddish-brown)
Calycanthus floridus Michael Lindsey #7 18-24" (reddish-brown)
Characteristics & Attributes
Fragrant - Flower
Partial Shade/Shade Tolerant
PHS Gold Medal Plant
PRN Preferred Selection
Clay Soil Tolerant
Dry Shade Tolerant
Wet Site Tolerant
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