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Star Flower Scorpio Anise Tree

Illicium x 'NCIH1' PP #29,939

SKU #34675

Good to grow! 9

Description A dense, compact, evergreen shrub with whimsical star-shaped red flowers. Blooms heavily in spring, with a lighter repeat bloom in late summer. This highly adaptable hybrid is hardier than most and can thrive in a wide variety of soils. An ornamental shrub: non-edible.
Light Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Watering Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
Blooms Spring, reblooming in late summer.
Mature Size 3 ft. tall, 5 ft wide.
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Attracts Butterflies
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Landscape Use Border, Hedge
Flower Color Red
Foliage Color Green
Care Provide organically rich, loamy, moist, well-drained soil with acidic to neutral pH; tolerates wet soils. Shelter from harsh afternoon sun. Mulch to keep roots cool and conserve moisture. Apply an acid fertilizer in early spring. Prune to shape after flowering. Protect from severe winter elements, especially when young.

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