Illicium floridanum
Illicium floridanum
UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley

Illicium floridanum

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Common name: Purple Anise
                                               
Special Notes: The Purple Anise is a very attractive evergreen shrub with shiny, leathery leaves that are fragrant when crushed, and striking dark red flowers with multiple petals.  Prefers dappled to deep shade.
 
Family: Schisandraceae
Native to: Mexico, SE United States
Form: Multi-stemmed evergreen shrub
Size: 6 to 10 feet
Blooms: Spring
Attracts: Bees
Flowers: Dark red
Light: Dappled to deep shade
Water: Regular
Hardiness: Protect from hard frosts
Soil: Any soil