Michelia x foggii 'Allspice'
Full sun, Partial sun
Once established, needs only occasional watering.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Lore||The banana fruit fragrance of these flowers led to the old common name, banana shrub.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slow growth to 18 feet tall, 6 to 8 feet wide.|
|Bloom Time||Early spring and into summer|
|Design Ideas||A gorgeous shrub or tree that makes an exceptional background or hedge. With creative pruning plants can take on a wide range of forms. A valuable screen for tropical gardens and warm climates.|
|Flower Attribute||Fragrant, Long Bloom Season, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Tropical|
|Landscape Use||Woodland Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Watering Needs||Once established, needs only occasional watering.|
|Companion Plants||Grow this fragrant beauty with exciting tropicals such as All Gold Bougainvillea, (Bougainvillea x 'All Gold'), Blood Banana, (Musa acuminata zebrina), Hong Kong Orchid Tree, (Bauhinia blakeana) and Erin Rachel Hibiscus, (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Erin Rachel').|
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 10-11