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Michelia x foggii /Improved Banana Shrub

Michelia x foggii  / Michelia x foggii
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Close-up image of white flower

Opening flower

Terminal shoot of foliage and a floral bud

Magnolia-like flower

Branch of flower buds

Foliage with fuzzy flower buds

Close-up image of flowers and buds

Branch of flowers

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Flower buds and foliage

Large evergreen shrub

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Scientific Name: Michelia x foggii
Common Name: Improved Banana Shrub
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Height: 15-20 feet
Spread: 10 - 15 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Plants with Fragrance
Comments: The plant bears fragrant flowers at an early age. Scale insects and sooty mold attack the leaves.