Florida Sunshine Illicium
Illicium parviflorum 'Florida Sunshine'
Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
CHECK RETAILERS FOR AVAILABILITY:
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||il-LISS-ee-um par-VEE-flor-um|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slowly reaches 5 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Insignificant; produces fragrant, non-edible fruit.|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic, Tropical|
|Landscape Use||Border, Erosion Control, Hedge, Privacy Screen, Very Wet Areas|
|Light Needs||Partial shade|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Fruit Poisonous, Naturalizes Well, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Wet Soils, Year-round Interest, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.|
|Companion Plants||Sweet Box (Sarcococca); Holly Fern (Cyrtomium); Cast Iron Plant (Aspidistra); Bush Lily (Clivia); Aralia (Fatsia)|
Provide organically rich, moist, well-drained soil. Shelter from harsh afternoon sun. Mulch to keep roots cool and conserve moisture. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system; once established, water as needed to maintain evenly moist soil. Apply an acid fertilizer in early spring. Prune to shape after flowering.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 8-9