Plant Catalog - CALYCANTHUS OCCIDENTALIS
A waterside deciduous shrub with a wine-like fragrance. Leaves are glossy, broad, oval, and bright green. Water lily-like, deep red flowers emerge at the tips of branchlets and are followed by pear-shaped seed capsules. Native to California, it is pollinated by native beetles.
USDA zones: 7 - 10
Sunset zones: 4 - 9, 14 - 24
Mature size: 5 - 12 feet high and wide
Light needs: full sun to part shade
Water needs: regular to moderate water