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Florida Sunshine Anise


It has stunning foliage color with little or no sun scorch. Fantastic in winter gardens. Upper stem develops a striking red cast in late fall through winter. Evergreen foliage with a pleasing anise smell in spring and summer. Tolerates wet conditions. Matures at 5' tall. Easy to grow. Potted. Zones 6–9.
  • Zone 6-9
  • Height 5 feet
  • Light Required Best located in partial shade to protect the foliage from bleaching to pale yellow or simply scorching.

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  • Botanical Name: Illicium 'Florida Sunshine'
  • Height: 5 feet
  • Spacing: 3-5 feet
  • Depth: Same depth as it was in the pot.
  • Spread: 3 feet
  • Sun/Shade: Best located in partial shade to protect the foliage from bleaching to pale yellow or simply scorching.
  • Color: White
  • Foliage: The leathery leaves are glossy and elongated ovals, emerging a bright chartreuse and maturing to a mild chartreuse or yellow-green. Evergreen foliage with a pleasing anise smell in spring and summer. Upper stem develops a striking red cast in late fall th
  • Blooms: Late Spring
  • Fruit: The fruits ripen to brown and have the scent of anise when crushed. Not edible.
  • Form: An upright, rounded shape with open branches
  • Flower Form: Each blossom has many tepals (false petals) and is not-so-pleasantly fragrant and dangles downward.
  • Soil Requirements: Acidic, organic-rich soils that are moist. Tolerates wet conditions.
  • Growth Rate: Slow

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