COMMON NAME: PORT WINE MAGNOLIA
Pot Size: 20cm / (8″) / 200mm
The Banana Shrub or Port Wine Magnolia (Michelia figo) is an evergreen shrub that has small & glossy, bright green leaves. During spring and summer it produces purple and red flowers which are quite fragrant emitting a fruity scent similar to that of bananas or vintage port. It grows into a large evergreen compact tree. In a container however it will rarely exceed 2 meters in height.
If you live outside of Sydney, please enquire first before purchasing this plant. We only supply smaller plants (15cm pot size or smaller) outside of Sydney, but if the quantity purchase is large enough we can price you on the freight. Thank you for your understanding.
Position: Full sun to part shade
Height: 3m to 4m
Width: 3m to 4m
Type: Feature or Hedge