Plant Catalog - MICHELIA CHAMPACA
Fragrant Himalayan Champaca, Joy Perfume Flower
An evergreen tree with a round, pyramidal form. Leaves are long, broad, and rich green. From mid-winter through spring, highly fragrant flowers cover the branches. White flowers are magnolia-like with strappy petals. Dry, nut-like fruits follow, containing essential oil used in perfumes. Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies.
USDA zones: 10 - 11
Sunset zones: 16 - 24, H1, H2
Mature size: 25 - 30 feet high and wide
Light needs: full sun
Water needs: regular water