Paradise Song™ Anise Tree
Illicium floridanum 'MONdnis'
|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.|
|Mature Size||Reaches 10 ft. tall, 6 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Easy Care|
|Flower Attributes||Showy Flowers|
|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.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-10
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