Calycanthus 'Aphrodite' PROVEN WINNERS®COLOR CHOICE® This new hybrid Sweetshrub from Dr. Tom Ranney's breeding work at the NCSU Mountain Experiment Station in Fletcher, NC, is his best yet. It has brilliant red fragrant flowers which will continue to bloom all summer long. It flowers best when grown in full sun to part shade on well drained soil with good moisture. The fragrance is absolutely delectable, and for one that cannot detect fragrances very well, that is saying a lot. You will be absolutely ensnared by this selection. But do bear in mind that this plant has "hybrid vigor" and will eventually make a small tree, if not kept pruned back. So give it plenty of space in sun or shade.