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Paradise Song™ Anise Tree

Illicium floridanum 'MONdnis'

Pronunciation: il-LISS-ee-um flor-ih-DAN-um
SKU #06031
7-10

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OVERVIEW
Description A lovely, upright, evergreen shrub with dense, shiny, dark olive green foliage that releases a pleasant anise-like scent when crushed. Dark maroon flowers produce hard, star-shaped, non-edible seed pods. Ideal for use at the back of deeply shaded shrub borders for a splash of luxuriant green foliage, or as a small tree in lightly shaded corners of the landscape.
Light Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun
Watering Keep soil consistently moist.
Blooms Spring
Mature Size Reaches 10 ft. tall, 6 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Hedge
Flower Color Red
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Aralia (Fatsia); Sweet Box (Sarcococca); Tree Fern (Dicksonia); Cast Iron Plant (Aspidistra); Bush Lily (Clivia)
CARE
Care Provide well-drained soil, rich in organic matter.Thrives in deep to partial shade; tolerant of full sun in cooler regions, given consistent moisture. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Feed with an acid fertilizer before spring growth. Rarely requires pruning. Remove emerging suckers from base to prevent spread.

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.