Daily Sketches – June 30 Flowers – 3. Calycanthus floridus

Shrub native to North America, Calycanthus floridus was brought to Europe for its decorative value, being appreciated for the brown-cherry flowers and for its fragrance with fruity notes of pineapple-strawberry-banana. As the flowers mature they start to smell like ripe apples or vinegar. Not only the flowers, but also the leaves and bark have a … Continue reading Daily Sketches – June 30 Flowers – 3. Calycanthus floridus