Star Flower Scorpio Anise Tree
Illicium x 'NCIH1' PP #29,939
|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.|
|Special Features||Attracts Butterflies|
|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.|
|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.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9
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