MICHELIA doltsopa 'Silver Cloud'

Vigorous habit with heavily felted brown undersides to the leaves and plentiful creamy-white scented flowers
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Oval-oblong to lance-shaped leaves 8-18cm (3-7in) long, dark green above, chestnut brown and silky beneath
  • Semi-evergreen
    Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well.
    In south-west
  • Cream
  • Height
    7m (23ft)
  • Spread
    7m (23ft)
  • Tree
    Small, sometimes shrubby, tree. Erect, bushy and pyramidal when young, spreading with age.
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter
    Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Full sun
    Shelter from strong, drying winds
  • Partial shade

MICHELIA doltsopa 'Silver Cloud'

 
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
Medium £70.00  
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022
plant size comparison icon 3 - 5 Litre

 

  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Scale insects, honey fungus, coral spot
    Place of origin
    Garden origin. A seedling sent by Hillier Nurseries to New Zealand
  • Burncoose Specialities
    Magnolias - larger gardens
  • Flower Shape
    Bowl-shaped
    To 20cm (8in) across with approx. 30 tepals
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate
    (see photos above)
    Oblong
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
    Highly scented
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Humus-rich
    Neutral to acid soil
  • Tree Shape
    Broadly conical
    Rounded to broadly spreading
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7m (23ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  7m (23ft)
 

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