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Fairy Magnolia

Michelia x MicJUR01 'Fairy Magnolia' 

A Michelia hybrid, bred in New Zealand by Mark Jury, with beautiful lightly fragrant flowers blushed lilac pink and evergreen dark green foliage. It is ideal as a specimen shrub or as a hedge.

Noteworthy CharacteristicsCompact and bushy growth habits with lush blooms in late winter/early spring.

CareFollow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system.


ProblemsNot usually susceptible to diseases, but can get some leaf spotting in low light levels and if crowded. Information provided by Anthony Tesselaar

  • Genus : Michelia
  • Zones : 10, 11, 8, 9
  • Plant Height : 10 to 15 feet
  • Plant Width : 6 to 10 feet
  • Characteristics : Attracts Bees, Fragrant Flowers, Showy Foliage
  • Bloom Time : Early Spring
  • Uses : Front Yard
  • Light : Full Sun to Partial Shade
  • Maintenance : Low
  • Moisture : Medium Moisture
  • Growth Rate : Moderate
  • Flower Color : Pink
  • Plant Type : Shrubs
  • Plant Seasonal Interest : Spring Interest

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