Calycanthus floridus / Calicanto d’estate

Species: Calycanthus floridus L.
Italian common noun: Calicanto d’estate
Family: Calycanthaceae
Natural shapesShrubs DeciduosFull sunPartial shade
Climate resistance: + / -20° CClimate resistance: + / -20° C
- Legislative Decree no. 151

Origin: South-East of the United States.

Botanical characteristics: It is a deciduous upright shrub, up to 4 mt high. It has tomentose branches when it’s young. Both branches and leaves are aromatic. Its leaves are oval-lanceolate and opposite. They are dark green and rough on upper side whereas they are grey-green and pubescent on the underside. The summer blooming consist of fragrant deep red-brown flowers, 5 cm large.

Agronomic and environmental characteristics: It is easy to grow in all types of soil but prefers fertile and moist ones. It needs to be placed in sun or partial shade.

Use: In gardens it is used as single shrub, in groups or in mixed hedges.

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Produzione Note Altezza Circonferenza tronco Diametro/Lato chioma Q.tà  
Cont.for. 40 Cont.for. 40
Vaso 9.9.13 Vaso 9.9.13
Vaso 12 Vaso 12
Vaso Ø 18 Vaso Ø 18
Zolla 60-80 cm
Zolla 80-100 cm
Zolla 100-125 cm
Zolla 125-150 cm