(Sweetshrub) ‘Aphrodite’ is an amazing new, super fragrant, Calycanthus. The scent has been described as a combination of pineapple, banana and strawberry.The large, bright red magnolia-like flowers start early and rebloom throughout the summer. The glossy green foliage of ‘Aphrodite’ is deer resistant. Another great introduction from PROVEN WINNERS® COLORCHOICE® Shrubs.
Common Name: Sweetshrub
Plant Type: Shrub
Brand: PROVEN WINNERS® COLORCHOICE® Flowering Shrubs
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9What is my zone?
Max Height: 5 – 6 Feet
Max Spread: 6 – 7 Feet
Exposure: Full Sun (+6 hrs.), Part Shade (4-6 hrs.)
Blooms On: This Year’s Growth
Critter Resistance: Deer
Flower Color: Red Shades
Soil Moisture Needs: Moderate, Moist
Attributes: Cut Flower or Foliage, Deciduous, Fragrant
Design Use: Specimen, Structure
Growth Habit: Upright
Season of Interest (Flowering): Late Spring or Early Summer, Summer, Late Summer