PlantsIllicium→Chinese Anise Tree (Illicium henryi)

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 5 - 15 feet
Plant Spread: 3 - 12 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fragrant
Broadleaf
Other: Glossy. Dense pyramidal form. Anise-scented.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Other: Coral-pink
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Suitable Locations: Bog gardening
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Awards and Recognitions: Other: 2003 Georgia Gold Medal Winner

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