• USDA Zones 4 to 9 (Find Your Zone)
  • 6 to 12 Feet Tall and Wide
  • Average Moisture
  • Part Shade
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Yellow Flowers in Spring
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Lindera benzoin, or Spicebush, is an attractive shrub native to the Eastern United States. Spicebush grows up to 12 feet tall and prefers a location with part shade and average moisture. Fragrant yellow flowers bloom in early spring before foliage appears. Small red berries appear in fall on female plants. Foliage has a spicy, sweet scent when crushed and can be used for tea. Spicebush is the larval host plant for the Spicebush Swallowtail butterfly.

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