|Description||Delightful, strawberry-like fragrance to maroon-brown flowers carried at the ends of leafy branchlets. Blooms are followed by brownish, pear-shaped capsules that are fragrant when crushed. Deciduous.|
|Light||Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Late spring through mid-summer|
|Mature Size||Moderate grower to 10 ft. tall, 5 to 8 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||North American Native Selection, Benefits Birds|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge|
|Design Ideas||Exceptional shrub for the all native gardens. Integrate into wild garden compositions for color and fragrance. Works well along fence lines and against bare walls. Superior background for the perennial garden or as low maintenance choice to the shrub border.|
|Companion Plants||Grow with other specatcular southeastern natives such as Yellow Trumpet Vine, (Campsis radicans 'Flava'), Hummingbird Summersweet, (Clethera alnifolia 'Hummingbird'), Glowlight Louisiana Iris, (Iris louisiana 'Glowlight') and Belle Etoile Mock Orange, (Philadelphus x lemoinei 'Belle Etoile').|
|Care||Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.|
|Lore||This shrub is called allspice because its flower fragrance resembles the culinary spice.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9
Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 6
Good to grow!
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Webb Nursery - Twin Falls 136 Eastland Drive North
Twin Falls, Idaho 83301
Lowe's 1350 Blue Lakes Blvd North
Twin Falls, Idaho 83301
Nature Nursery & Market 120 E. Highway 81
Burley, Idaho 83318
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100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr.
in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.
We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.