Michelia Figo – Port Wine Magnolia

  • Description
A small rounded shrub with fresh lime green foliage and small, heavily scented cream flowers streaked with purple. Sun to shade. The shrub assumes a looser more open form when grown in shade. Individuals grown in sunny situations tend to be more compact with denser foliage that is lighter and more yellow green. Prefers humus rich, well drained, slightly acidic soil. An excellent small hedge or stand alone specimen. Native to Western China.
Height x Width 3 x 2.5
Range Small 1-5m
Growth Rate Slow
Plant Type Shrub
Shape Round
Country of Origin Western China
Similar to Consider Syzygium resilience, Camellias, Pittosporums, Corokia, Griselinia, Ficus, Ilex largo, Olea El Greco, Eugenia Ventinatii
  • Leaf
Leaf Colour Green
  • Flower
Flower Colour Cream and Purple
Fragrant? Yes
  • Uses
Hedging Yes
  Note: Growth, height and grade information are given in good faith but are subject to natural variables beyond our control.