Sweet Shrub (Calycanthus floridus)

I just identified another plant in the yard that I was curious about. It has beautiful wine-colored flowers and the most intoxicating fragrance that permeates the wood and leaves. Commonly called Sweet Shrub, Carolina Allspice, Spice Bush, or Bubby Bush, it is actually considered threatened in the state of Kentucky and endangered in Florida.

Read more about this wonderful plant here.

Author: Brian

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