MICHELIA laevifolia

(syn. yunnanensis) - strongly fragrant white flowers from velvety buds
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
  • White
  • Height
    10m (33ft)
  • Spread
    10m (33ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Densely leaved and twiggy. Flowers have 6-12 tepals from reddish brown buds.
  • 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.

MICHELIA laevifolia

 
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Small £22.50 each 
Large £55.00 each 
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Courier Only due to the size of this plant.
plant size comparison icon 5 Litre

 

  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Esrly flowering. Variable in size and habit
    Pests & Diseases
    Scale insects, red spider mites under glass. Honey fungus, coral spot
    Place of origin
    China(Yunnan), Tibet.
  • Burncoose Specialities
    Magnolias - larger gardens
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
    Borderline
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Elliptic
    (see photos above)
    Ovate
    (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.
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Humus-rich
    Neutral to acid soil
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10m (33ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  10m (33ft)
 

Buy Varieties of MICHELIA laevifolia

MICHELIA laevifolia 'Summer Snowflake'

MICHELIA laevifolia 'Summer Snowflake'

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

 
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