MICHELIA

(now reclassified under MAGNOLIA)
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Oval or elliptic leathery leaves are arranged alternately or spirally.
  • Tall Shrub
    Rounded, spreading shrubs and upright trees. Grown for their, usually scented, magnolia-like flowers.
  • Full sun
    Shelter from strong, drying winds
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Named after a Florentine botanist, Pietro Antonio Micheli (1679-1737). Shrubs make good courtyard garden subjects. Trees can be grown in woodland or as specimens.
    Pests & Diseases
    Scale insects, red spider mites under glass. Honey fungus, coral spot
    Place of origin
    Tropical and subtropical Asia.
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
    Neutral to acid soil

Buy Varieties of MICHELIA

MICHELIA crassipes

MICHELIA crassipes

white fragrant flowers

 
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MICHELIA doltsopa 'Silver Cloud'

MICHELIA doltsopa 'Silver Cloud'

vigorous habit with heavily felted brown undersides to the leaves and plentiful creamy-white scented flowers

 
Medium
£70.00  
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Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
MICHELIA 'Fairy Blush'

MICHELIA 'Fairy Blush'

pale pink fragrant flowers

 
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£45.00 each 
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MICHELIA 'Fairy Cream'

MICHELIA 'Fairy Cream'

profuse flowers in creamy-white

 
£45.00 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
MICHELIA 'Fairy Lime'

MICHELIA 'Fairy Lime'

limey-white with pink edges

 
£45.00 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
MICHELIA 'Fairy White'

MICHELIA 'Fairy White'

profuse flowers in white

 
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MICHELIA figo

MICHELIA figo

Banana shrub, Port wine magnolia

small dark glossy green leaves and brownish-purple flowers which smell of pear drops

 
Small
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£22.00 each 
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MICHELIA x foggii 'Allspice'

MICHELIA x foggii 'Allspice'

very fragrant creamy white flowers from coppery buds in spring

 
Medium
£55.00  
MICHELIA x foggii 'Jack Fogg'

MICHELIA x foggii 'Jack Fogg'

a cross between M. doltsopa and M. figo with glossy dark green leaves and fragrant white flowers tinged pinkish-purple

 
Medium
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MICHELIA laevifolia

MICHELIA laevifolia

(syn. yunnanensis) - strongly fragrant white flowers from velvety buds

 
Small
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Large
£55.00 each 
MICHELIA laevifolia 'Summer Snowflake'

MICHELIA laevifolia 'Summer Snowflake'

fragrant white flowers in profusion with purple anthers and velvety brown buds

 
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MICHELIA macclurei

MICHELIA macclurei

we first found this rare species in the garden here 4 years ago. The scented flowers are upright and narrowly pointed. Creamy white

 
£35.00 each 
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Availability yet to be determined - We don't yet know when or if this plant is coming back into stock
MICHELIA martinii

MICHELIA martinii

leathery leaves and fragrant brownish-yellow flowers

 
£60.00 each 
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Availability yet to be determined - We don't yet know when or if this plant is coming back into stock
MICHELIA maudiae 'Touch of Pink'

MICHELIA maudiae 'Touch of Pink'

this first flowered at Caerhays in 2006 and was quite stunning as well as being strongly scented. The pink fades to a dark bluish-purple at the base of the flowers

 
Medium
£60.00  
MICHELIA 'White Caviar'

MICHELIA 'White Caviar'

lightly perfumed magnolia-like flowers

 
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£40.00 each 
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