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Illicium Star Flower Orion

Whimsical flowers lighten up tricky planting sites

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  • Compact and manageable
  • Tolerates many soil and lighting conditions
  • Intriguing flowers rebloom
  • Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Height/Habit: 24 - 36 inches
  • Zone: 6-9
  • Flowering Date: Heaviest bloom in spring with rebloom late in summer.
  • Ship As: 4" POT
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Illicium Star Flower Orion

Orion is an easy-growing little hybrid that will fit into many gardens. It adapts to some difficult soil types—both the drought-prone and the boggier spots—and it thrives in a nice range of lighting conditions. This star flower blooms heavily in spring and lightly in summer, with brilliant white and green flowers that look like precious little stars. The habit stays compact and manageable. Orion is favored by butterflies and beneficial pollinators, creating picturesque woodland garden scenes. Deer rarely show interest in this plant. Illicium hybrid 'NC1H2' PPTBS
Product Details
  • Season Spring
  • Unit of Measure1
  • Botanical NameIllicium x 'NCIH2'
  • Sun ExposureFull Sun, Partial Shade
  • State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
  • Spread4 - 5 feet
  • Spacing4 - 5 feet
  • Hardiness Zone6-9
  • Flowering DateHeaviest bloom in spring with rebloom late in summer.
  • Flower Color:white
  • Flower FormStar shaped flowers
  • Foliage TypeEvergreen
  • Watering RequirementDrought tolerant once established, they can also grow in damp spots and would be ideal in rain gardens.
  • PruningPrune once a year to maintain shrub form.
  • Shipped4" POT
  • Height/Habit24 - 36 inches
Shipping Information
When will my order ship?

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:

2019 Spring Shipping Schedule
Zone Perennials & Potted Plants
1A-4B 5/6/19 - 6/21/19
5A-6B 3/4/19 - 6/21/19
7A & 7B 2/25/19 - 6/21/19
8A & 8B 2/18/19 - 6/21/19
9A-10B 2/11/19 - 6/21/19
Last Order Date June 17th, 2019

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