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Magnolia (Michelia) laevifolia (yunnanensis) 'Warm Fuzzies'


Magnolia laevifolia (formerly Michelia yunnanensis) 'Warm Fuzzies' is a smaller evergreen magnolia with fuzzy brown buds and indumentum and a sweet fragrance.

Magnolia laevifolia, formerly Michelia yunnanensis, 'Warm Fuzzies' has dark green glossy leaves with velvety brown indumentum and fuzzy brown buds that open to creamy white blooms with a sweet, alluring, citrusy fragrance. It has a dense habit and would make a spectacular hedge or privacy screen for smaller landscapes, 6-8' tall and 5-6' wide. Requires acidic, well draining, moisture retentive soils and prefers a sheltered position in bright dappled light. Mulched with pine needles these may be hardy to -12C.

Common Name: Michelia

Family: Magnoliaceae (The Magnolia Family)

Zone Hardiness: 8-10

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun

Height: 6-10'

Width: 5-8'

Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Evergreen

Type: Shrub

Bloom Time: Spring

Soil Moisture: Average, Moist

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: Yes

Berries: No


Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: High elevation pine forests.


Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

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