Category: Shrub - Deciduous
Zones: 6 to 8
Size: 5 to 10' tall and wide
Growth Rate: Moderate
Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade
Flowers to 4" diameter, pale pink to white outer tepals with yellow inner ones and maroon markings, not fragrant like the American Sweetshrub. Blooms in late spring. Glossy leaves to 6" long.Do not allow soil to dry out.
Native to China.
First publication in J. S. China Agric. Univ. 21(4): 60 in 2000.
Basionym Sinocalycanthus chinensis W.C.Cheng & S.Y.Chang.
I purchased a 1-gallon plant at Woodlanders in April 2014 and planted it in the Camellias And More garden.