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Michelia laevifolia 'Inspiration'
Common Name: Inspiration Michelia Family: Magnoliaceae (The Magnolia Family)

Michelia laevifolia 'Inspiration'
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'Inspiration' is smaller than M. yunnanensis species but it has an upright dense habit. It also has the deep green, lustrous oval pointed leaves of the species and white blooms.


Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia - China and Japan
Native Habitat:
Broad-leaved evergreen forests, shady slopes and along river banks.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream 
TypeShrub  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height6-10'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread3-5'  FragranceYes 
Light ExposureLoves Sun Part Sun Part Shade  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone8-10  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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