Friday, February 4, 2011

Michelia doltsopa--Sweet Michaelia

The beautiful white flowers on this tree are supposed be very fragrant, but it was trimmed in such a way that I had no chance to smell them. Sweet Michaelia is in the Magnolia family, and can become almost 100' tall. I have never seen one that big. It can be used as a hedge or street tree, but it doesn't like wind. From Asia and hardy to 30 degrees F.

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