SCIENTIFIC NAME: Illicium parviflorum 'Florida Sunshine'
COMMON NAME: Yellow Anise/Swamp Star Anise
GARDEN SIZE: 5-6 ft. x 2-3 ft.
USDA ZONE: 6 to 9
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 chartreuse-gold leaves
BLOOM TIME: Flowers are inconspicuous; late spring
BLOOM COLOR: White
CARE: Pruning is rarely needed but if desired it can be accomplished after blooming in late spring-early summer. Occasionally will have winter/frost damage which can simply be pruned and removed