The Port Wine Magnolia is an evergreen shrub with glossy mid green leaves and sweetly fragrant brownish /purple flowers that smell similar to bubble gum.
Flowers appear in Spring and Summer.
Michelia Figo is a useful addition to garden beds as a gap filler. Plant where the perfume can be enjoyed.
It prefers a sunny position to part shade in well drained soil.
Does not tolerate frost.
Prune and fertilise at the start of Spring to produce new growth and flowers.