Miss Scarlett® Anise

Illicium floridanum ‘JCJC’

Miss Scarlett Anise is an upright evergreen shrub with aromatic glossy foliage that emerges light green and darkens as it matures.  Fragrant quarter-sized scarlet red flowers bloom from mid spring into fall.  Grows best in part sun and moist soils.




Southeast N. America


4' - 6'


3' - 4'



USDA Hardiness Zone: 

7 - 10


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 GardensPrivacy Screen, Foundation Plantings, Hedges, and Containers.

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

IMAGES:  Justin Meissen, Anise Tree, (2) peganumIllicium floridanum, (3) Photo by David J. Stang, Illicium floridanum Semmes 1zzCC BY-SA 4.0

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

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Illicium floridanum ‘JCJC’ ~ Miss Scarlett® Anise
Illicium floridanum ‘JCJC’ ~ Miss Scarlett® Anise
Illicium floridanum ‘JCJC’ ~ Miss Scarlett® Anise
Illicium floridanum ‘JCJC’ ~ Miss Scarlett® Anise
Illicium floridanum ‘JCJC’ ~ Miss Scarlett® Anise

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