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'Banana Shrub ' Michelia figo
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'Banana Shrub ' Michelia figo

Price: $9.99


Not fast growing,  'Banana Shrub'  also know as ' Magnolia Fuscata'  is a classic old shrub of the south.  Can be grown in sun or shade.



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Parameters of Product: Plants
Common Name(s):    Banana Shrub
Synonym(s):    Magnolia Fuscata
General Classification:    Evergreen
Mature Height:    12'
Mature Width    12'
Landscape Spacing:    12'+
Sun Exposure:    3; 4; 5
Soil Type:    Rich acidic well drained
Hardiness Zone:    7 - 9
Features:    Slow growing, rounded open growth habit with glossy oblong leaves. Blooms are waxy, six petaled creamy yellowish/white outline in red. Very strong fragrance of ripened bananas.
Environmental Qualities:    Wind protection for smaller plants. Excellent perches for birds. WARNING THE FLOWERS ARE POISON, DO NOT EAT.
Landscape Uses:    Understory plants for trees, shade gardens, background for smaller plants. Single specimen for a sunny location.
Companion Plantings:    Camellias, Ligustrum, Viburnums, Cleyera, Hostas,

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