Illicium x ‘NCIH2’ ~ Orion Anise, Star Flower-ServeScape
Illicium x ‘NCIH2’ ~ Orion Anise, Star Flower-ServeScape

Orion Anise, Star Flower

Illicium x ‘NCIH2’

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Orion Anise is a compact reblooming evergreen shrub with a mounded habit and aromatic glossy foliage that is olive green in full sun and blue-green with shade.  The Fragrant, creamy white star-shaped flowers bloom heavily in spring and reblooms in late summer through fall.  Grows best in part sun and moist soils.




I. floridanum x I. mexicanum Hybrid


2' - 3'


3' - 5'



USDA Hardiness Zone: 

6 - 9


Full SunPart Shade

Bloom Color: 


Season of Interest: 


MAINTENANCE NEEDS:  Low Maintenance.  Water Regularly and keep soil evenly moist.  Shelter from the harsh afternoon sun. Mulch to keep roots cool and conserve moisture.  Apply an acid fertilizer in early spring.  Prune to shape after flowering.

LANDSCAPE USES: Accents or Group Plantings, BordersWoodland GardensWildlife Gardens, Foundation Plantings, Hedges, and Containers.

COMPANION PLANTS: Cast Iron Plant, Fatsia, Holly Leaf Fern

IMAGES: Photo by Megan Hansenilicium anisatum 2, (2) Photo by 阿橋 HQ日本大茴香Illicium anisatum [墨爾本植物園 Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne]

*As plants have ranges in appearance they may not appear as the images shown.

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