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Tried and True Native Plant Selections
for the Mid-Atlantic
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Calycanthus floridus (Sweet-shrub)
While primarily native to several southeastern states,* this trouble-free shrub, also known as Carolina Allspice, does well in Northern Virginia. It delights the senses with showy and fragrant flowers when planted as a specimen or a screening hedge near a front door or patio.
*In the Mid-Atlantic Region, it grows in isolated counties from PA to VA. It is not native to NoVA.
Learn more about other Mid-Atlantic plants:
Tried and True Native Plant Fact Sheets