A three-season fragrant shrub with yellow flowers in late winter/early spring, great green foliage in summer and fantastic fall color.  

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Spicebush ‘Lindera benzoin’


Spicebush is a fragrant, old-timey favorite native shrub.  All parts of the plant carry that spice-like smell when crushed.   It is a deciduous clump-forming shrub that can reach 8-12’.  It grows and looks best in part shade to part sun & with consistently moist soil.  The small yellow blooms are a welcome site in early spring appearing even before the leaves.   Spicebush also puts on a great show in fall with yellow to gold fall color and bright red fruit enjoyed by many birds.  It is a host plant for the Spicebush Swallowtail and the Eastern swallowtail butterflies.   Good in groupings, borders, woodland gardens.Plants are shipped in one gallon containers.  Zone: 4-9

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Weight 4.5 lbs