Q: I noticed commercial sites are starting to use a plant called the Florida anise shrub. The leaves smell like licorice. Is this the same plant used in cooking spice cookies?
A: I am so glad you asked this question before ingesting the plant. ... READ MORE
This rapidly growing, evergreen, Florida native shrub has olive green leaves and reddish-purple, starry, two-inch flowers. The many slender branches of Florida anise droop to he ground, giving a rounded, open canopy in the shade, ... READ MORE