Illicium parviflorum 'Forest Green'

Forest Green Anise

Upright, somewhat compact habit with lustrous, dark green foliage. The flowers are yellow-green, about 1/2" in diameter. Forest Green is a a good choice for shady woodland borders or as a hedge or screen.

Plants will eventually spread by suckers which can be cut away or left to spread. This is a good choice for moist to wet soil providing nesting sites for birds and cover for wildlife. Deer resistant.

  • Native, broadleaf, evergreen shrub
  • Yellow-green flowers
  • Deer resistant

  • Category: Shrub, Native
  • Hardiness Zone: 7-9
  • Height: 6-12 ft
  • Spread: 6-8 ft
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Landscape Characteristics
Foliage Color
Classification by Use
Foundation Planting
Hedge/Screen
Native
Specialty Use
Woodland Garden
Animal Resistance
Deer Resistant
Habit
Upright
Light Requirement
Part Sun
Part Shade
Shade
Foliage
Evergreen
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Spring
Summer
Winter
Growth Rate
Moderate
Soil Moisture
Average Water
Well-Drained
Wet Soil/Wetlands
Foliage Color
Green
Growing & Maintenance Tips for Illicium parviflorum 'Forest Green'

Grows best in moist, well-drained soil that is high in organic matter. Part shade to full shade. Protect from winter winds.