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Magnolia maudiae

Previously known as:

  • Michelia chingii
  • Michelia maudiae
Phonetic Spelling
mag-NOL-ee-ah MAWD-ee-ay
Description

Michelia is a magnolia tree with blue-green smooth leaves and large extremely fragrant flowers.  Plant near a patio or walkway so you can enjoy the scent especially in the mornings and early evening.

See this plant in the following landscape:
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#evergreen#fragrant flowers#flowering shrub#blue-green leaves#evergreen shrub
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#evergreen#fragrant flowers#flowering shrub#blue-green leaves#evergreen shrub
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Magnolia
    Species:
    maudiae
    Family:
    Magnoliaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Woody
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    China
    Dimensions:
    Height: 6 ft. 0 in. - 8 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 8 ft. 0 in. - 12 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Shrub
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Available Space To Plant:
    6-feet-12 feet
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    9b, 9a, 10b, 10a, 11b, 11a
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Cream/Tan
    White
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Fragrant
    Long Bloom Season
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Fall
    Spring
    Summer
    Flower Description:
    Blooms repeately from mid-spring through early fall with large incredibly fragrant creamy white flowers. Early blooms can be damaged by frost.
  • Leaves:
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
    Leaf Color:
    Blue
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No