SCIENTIFIC NAME: Illicium floridanum 'Miss Scarlett'
COMMON NAME: Flowering Anise
GARDEN SIZE: 4-6 ft. x 3-4 ft.
USDA ZONE: 7 to 10
EXPOSURE: Full Shade to Part Shade; protect from harsh winter winds
WATER & SOIL: Average to moist, well-drained and organically rich soil
HABIT (FORM): Upright, Multi-stemmed Shrub
FOLIAGE: Evergreen; Glossy, aromatic dark green leaves
BLOOM TIME: Blooms over an extended period in the spring through summer
BLOOM COLOR: Star shaped crimson blooms
CARE: Pruning is rarely needed but if desired it can be accomplished after blooming. Occasionally will have winter/frost damage which can simply be pruned and removed.