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
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
  • Height
    6m (20ft)
  • Spread
    3m (10ft)
  • Tree
    Small tree with upright habit
  • Hardy - average winter
    Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
    Borderline
  • Full sun
    Shelter from strong, drying winds
  • Partial shade

MICHELIA maudiae 'Touch of Pink'

 
Medium £60.00  

 

  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    About 3m (10ft) x 2m (6ft) in 10 years
    Pests & Diseases
    Scale insects, honey fungus, coral spot
    Place of origin
    China
  • Burncoose Specialities
    Magnolias - smaller gardens
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Elliptic
    (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
    Very fragrant
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Humus-rich
    Neutral to acid soil
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