A Banana Shrub (Michelia figo) is an evergreen shrub that has large magnolia-like flowers that emit a wonderful scent similar to ripening bananas. The creamy yellow petals are edged with maroon and grow to around 1.5 inches in diameter. Banana shrubs can easily be maintained as container plants.
Average mature height: 6 to 8 feet or more in ideal growing conditions
Light: Full to part sun
Soil:Keep moist but not soggy
Plant size. Our plants ship in 3-inch-deep pots when they are 3-6 inches tall so they can grow to maturity under your green thumb.