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Illicium floridanum (variegated)

Anise Tree, Variegated Florida

Florida Anise is a medium size evergreen shrub with dark green lanceolate aromatic leaves and 2 inch starfish-like maroon flowers. It is found in rich moist soil along streams in the central Gulf Coast area from Georgia to Louisiana. It is an an adaptable ornamental good for most garden soils that are not too dry. It is shade tolerant and best in shade or semi-shade. This selection found in northwest Florida by Steve Riefler has dark maroon-purple flowers with subtle green on green leaf variegation.

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Height
8-10 Feet

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Spread
6-8 Feet

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USDA Hardiness Zone 7-9

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes
Evergreen
Growth Rate in the Garden
Moderate
Sun Requirements
Part Shade to Full Shade