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Illicium henryi

Common Name(s):
Henry anise tree
Category:
Shrubs
Comment:

Drought tolerant. This plant is particularly resistant to damage by deer.

Height:
6-8 ft.
Foliage:
Alternate, simple, leathery, lustrous, dark green leaves; 4-5 in. long; fragrant when bruised
Flower:
0.5-2 in. pink to deep crimson flowers in spring
Zones:
7 to 9
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Partial shade to shade; prefers moist, well-drained soil high in organic matter
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Dense, rounded to pyramidal shrub
Width:
4-6 ft.
Tags:
deer resistant, evergreen

NCCES plant id: 1597

Illicum henryi Illicium henryi
Scott Zona, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0