Yellow Anise

Illicium parviflorum


Member Price: $79.95

Yellow Anise
Yellow Anise

Yellow Anise

Illicium parviflorum

Price: $79.95

Member Price: $79.95

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The Yellow Anise (Illicium parviflorum), also known as the Small Anise Tree or Ocala Anise, is a versatile and aromatic evergreen shrub native to the southeastern United States. This attractive plant is known for its fragrant, star-shaped flowers and glossy, dark green foliage.

The Overall Plant

The Yellow Anise is a medium-sized, broad-leaved evergreen shrub that typically grows to a height of 15 to 20 feet and a width of 10 to 15 feet. It thrives in USDA hardiness zones 6 to 9, making it suitable for various climates in the southeastern United States. This low-maintenance shrub is tolerant of various soil types, from sandy to clay, and can grow in both sun and shade conditions. The Yellow Anise is often used in the landscape for hedging, screening, or as a focal point due to its attractive features and adaptability.

The Flowers

The Yellow Anise is adorned with small, star-shaped flowers that bloom in the late spring to early summer. The flowers are a pale yellow-green color and emit a sweet, anise-like fragrance, adding a unique sensory element to the landscape. The blooms attract pollinators, such as bees and butterflies, further enhancing the garden's ecosystem. Although the flowers are not as showy as those of some other flowering shrubs, their delicate beauty and enticing aroma make them a charming addition to any garden.

The Foliage

One of the standout features of the Yellow Anise is its glossy, dark green foliage. The leaves are lanceolate in shape, with a leathery texture, and emit a pleasant, licorice-like scent when crushed. The evergreen foliage provides year-round color and interest in the landscape, making it a popular choice for hedges, screens, or mixed borders. The contrast between the dark green leaves and the delicate, pale flowers creates an appealing visual effect in the garden.

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Mature height: 15-20 ft.

Mature width: 10-15 ft.

Sunlight: Partial-Full Shade

Growth rate: Moderate

Growing zones:

Outdoor: 6-9