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Illicium anisatum

Common Name(s):
Japanese anise tree
Cultivar(s):
Pink Stars, Variegata
Category:
Shrubs
Comment:

Does not sucker to form colonies. This plant is particularly resistant to damage by deer.

Height:
6-10 ft.
Foliage:
Alternate, simple, lustrous, dark green leaves; 2-4 in. long; margins have a wavy texture
Flower:
1-2 in. greenish yellow to white flowers in spring; not fragrant
Zones:
7-9
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Partial shade; moist, well-drained, organically enriched soil
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Dense, medium to broad pyramidal, columnar shrub or small tree
Width:
4-6 ft.
Tags:
deer resistant, evergreen

NCCES plant id: 1595

Illicum anisatum Illicium anisatum
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Illicium anisatum Illicium anisatum
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