Star Flower Orion Illicium

Illicium 'Orion'


Member Price: $39.95

Star Flower Orion Illicium
Star Flower Orion Illicium
Star Flower Orion Illicium

Star Flower Orion Illicium

Illicium 'Orion'

Price: $44.95

Member Price: $39.95

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The Star Flower Orion Illicium (Illicium 'Orion') is a distinctive evergreen shrub prized for its unique and fragrant flowers. This slow-growing, low-maintenance plant is an excellent choice for gardeners looking for an eye-catching, yet easy-to-care-for addition to their landscape.

The Overall Plant

Star Flower Orion Illicium is a compact, evergreen shrub that typically grows 4 to 6 feet tall and wide. It is hardy in USDA zones 6 through 9, making it suitable for a variety of climates. This Illicium variety thrives in partial to full shade and prefers moist, well-drained, acidic soil. Star Flower Orion Illicium has a slow growth rate, and its low-maintenance nature makes it an attractive choice for gardeners with limited time or experience.

The Flowers

The Star Flower Orion Illicium is named for its striking, star-shaped flowers that appear in spring. The flowers boast a pale yellow-green color and are around 1 inch in diameter. They grow in clusters and emit a pleasing, sweet fragrance that can fill the air around the plant. The unique star-shaped blooms not only add visual interest to the garden but also serve as a conversation starter for anyone who encounters this unusual plant.

The Foliage

Adding to the allure of the Star Flower Orion Illicium is its interesting foliage. The leaves are glossy, dark green, and lanceolate in shape, measuring 4 to 6 inches in length. The foliage remains evergreen throughout the year, providing year-round interest and a reliable backdrop for other plants in the landscape. The combination of the unusual flowers and attractive foliage makes this Illicium variety an ideal choice for mixed borders, woodland gardens, or as a focal point in a shade garden.

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Every plant comes with our expert planting guide that will cover the specifics to ensure your plant grows absolutely nuts. It also comes with our free 30 day guarantee so if you aren't happy we got you covered.

Why Flora's Market?

We're not some middleman or corporate farm, when you buy from Flora's Market you are buying directly from a family of growers that's been doing it for generations. We pride ourselves on quality, that's why we back our plants 100% with our grower guarantee. If you're not happy don't sweat it, we got you covered.

Mature height: 4-6 ft.

Mature width: 4-6 ft.

Sunlight: Full-Partial Sun

Growth rate: Moderate

Growing zones:

Outdoor: 6-9