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Illicium floridanum ''Halley's Comet''

'Halley's Comet' Florida Anise Tree

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 free-flowering selection with deep red petals was selected by David Ellis and introduced by the former Magnolia Nursery of Chunchula, Alabama. It is a vigorous but compact grower with dark green foliage.

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Height
6-8 Feet

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Spread
4-6 Feet

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USDA Hardiness Zone 6-9

Characteristics & Attributes

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