Miss Scarlett® Illicium

Miss Scarlett® Illicium

Illicium floridanum ‘JCJC’ PP24640

Brilliant star-shaped crimson blooms blaze against glossy green leaves on this dense growing shrub. Illicium is deer resistant.

Bloom/Feature

Star shaped crimson blooms appear in spring

Plant Type

Shrubs

Evergreen or Deciduous

Evergreen

USDA Zones

7, 8, 9, 10

Zone Detail

0°F

Key Features

Compact Habit

Flowering Season

Spring

Use

Accent, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Planting

Exposure

Part sun to shade

Water

Medium

Soil Type

Well-drained garden soil

Fertilizer

Yearly in spring

Dimensions

4-6' H x 3-4' W

Pruning

After flowering 

Planting Instructions

  • water before planting
  • plant in Part Sun to Shade
  • dig hole 3X the width of pot,
  • backfill and plant 1"-2" above soil level
  • water and add more soil if needed
  • mulch plants
  • Apply a balanced slow-release each spring