- Position: Full sun / partial shade
- Soil: Moist, well drained
- Growth Rate: Average
- Flowering Period: June – July
- Hardiness: Hardy
- Eventual Height: 2.5 metres
- Eventual Spread: 3 metres
Calycanthus Floridus or Carolina Allspice is a deciduous, bushy shrub with oblong or oval shaped dark green leaves, often turning golden yellow in Autumn. Its bark and leaveswhen rubbed have a distinctive campor / clovescent. Fragrant red lily-like flowers appear from May and well into July.