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Carolina Allspice

Carolina Allspice

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Carolina Allspice - Calycanthus Floridus

Carolina Allspice - also known as sweetshrub or strawberry bush, is a captivating and versatile plant with numerous landscaping benefits. Native to the southeastern United States, it is cherished for its unique characteristics and aesthetic appeal, making it a famous choice landscape.

This plant ships bare-root and dormant (no leaves or foliage) It will not green out until next spring.

One of the key benefits of using Carolina Allspice in landscaping is its ornamental value.

The plant boasts an attractive and distinctive appearance with lush, glossy green leaves that turn golden-yellow in the fall.

Moreover, its flowers delight the senses, emitting a sweet and spicy fragrance reminiscent of ripe strawberries, which adds a delightful ambiance to any outdoor space. The maroon to brown blooms are eye-catching and long-lasting, ensuring a beautiful display throughout the growing season.

Another advantage of it is its adaptability to various growing conditions. This shrub thrives in a wide range of soils, from well-drained to moderately wet, and it can tolerate both sun and partial shade. As a result, landscapers can easily incorporate it into different settings, including gardens, borders, woodland areas, and even along patios or walkways.

Moreover, it is a low-maintenance plant, making it an excellent option for occupied homeowners or commercial properties. Once established, it requires minimal attention, making it a fuss-free addition to any landscape design. Its natural resistance to pests and diseases further enhances its appeal as a resilient and dependable plant for landscaping.

Additionally, this versatile shrub serves as an excellent wildlife attractant. Its fragrant flowers entice pollinators like bees and butterflies, supporting the local ecosystem and promoting biodiversity in the area. Furthermore, its dense foliage provides shelter and nesting sites for small birds, adding a charming touch of wildlife activity to the landscape.

Beyond its aesthetic and ecological benefits, it has cultural significance in some regions. In the southeastern United States, it has been traditionally used for its sweet and spicy fragrance in potpourris and homemade sachets, contributing to a sense of nostalgia and heritage.

In conclusion, it is a valuable asset to any landscaping project due to its ornamental beauty, adaptability, low maintenance requirements, wildlife-friendly attributes, and cultural significance. This shrub's unique charm and benefits make it an excellent choice for enhancing various outdoor spaces' appeal and ecological value, showcasing nature's beauty in its splendor.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 26 reviews
Margaret Libby
Delivery of bare root shrubs

Received my Carolina Allspice in good condition and exactly when they were due to arrive

George Souza
Carolina Allspice

Arrived in great shape, very good size, with a healthy looking root system. Looking forward to seeing how it does in the spring!

Suzanne Suva
great bush

it is dormant now-hope it buds out in the spring

Karen Seger
Carolina Alspice

Bare root. Quick delivery. Great packaging.

Nina McGlade
Good Value

Plant looks healthy so hopefully it will thrive in my garden.Can't wait to see it leaf out and bloom this spring/summer.