All-Stars Plant Details

 western spice bush
Latin Name: Calycanthus occidentalis
Common Name: western spice bush
Type: Shrub
Size: Large
California Native: Yes
Description: California native plant; maroon-red flowers attract pollinating beetles; leaves have a sharp, clean fragrance and turn yellow in the autumn, adding seasonal color to the garden.
Pruning Needs: little or none; prune to shape
Sun Exposure: Part Shade
Shade
Arboretum Location(s): Mary Wattis Brown Garden
Water Needs: Very Low
Low
Color(s): Red
Bloom Season(s): Spring
Wildlife Value: Beneficial Insects