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Magnolia champaca, Michelia champaca, Joy Perfume Tree, Huang Yu Lan, Safa

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Magnolia champaca, Michelia champaca

Joy Perfume Tree, Huang Yu Lan, Safa
Family: Magnoliaceae
Origin: India, Indonesia
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunRegular waterYellow/orange flowersFragrantAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

The flowers from this tree are used to make the world's most expensive perfume 'Joy'. The extremely aromatic orange blooms appear nearly all year round. Grows to the size of a large shrub or small tree, 15-20' in height. It is a tropical tree, however established plants can tolerate light freeze. Yellow Champaca is much more cold tolerant than var. Alba.

People did not invent JOY perfume, Nature made this creation leading to the development of JOY, the most expensive perfume fragrance in the world. Michelia flowers produce in great quantities. On a warm humid night, the scents can easily be enjoyed several hundred feet away. If you drive near by, you will notice the scent immediately. People and every insect you can imagine are attracted to the blooms. These are flowers you don't have to "stick your nose in" as the scent exudes from the tree. However, you really can't STOP sticking your nose into a flower over and over again. Nectar insects appear frantic, driven like drug addicts, bashing into each other to get to the heart of every flower on the tree. Planting a Michelia tree either indoors as bonsai or in your backyard really makes your home a sweet home. Also you could take the flower, home made natural perfume, into car, office, rest room, and anywhere you want fragrant atmosphere. One oriental custom is to use the white flowers as sweet scented decoration, such as hair-pin-flower for girls, and chest-pin-flower for ladies. The tree has flowers and green leaves all year round, beautifying its surroundings. Besides, the clearly veined leaf can be made into a special bookmark. M. Champaka are much more hardier plants than M. Alba and the flower has a sweet fragnance. The M. Alba has root stock of champaka. If you will but forth the effort in taken care of the plant, you will be rewarded many times over via the fragrance. The smell is heavenly.

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...Regarded as one of the most sacred trees of India and tropical Asia... Its flowers exude a divine fragrance that is exceedingly pleasing to the Gods... and women! Continue reading...





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Magnolia (Michelia) champaca - Joy Perfume Tree, Champaka, 3 gal pot

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Magnolia (Michelia) champaca - Joy Perfume Tree, Champaka, large size

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Magnolia (Michelia) champaka Golden, grafted

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Grafted Champaka, will flower right away!
Joy Perfume Tree, with orange / yellow flowers, is regarded as one of the most sacred trees of India and tropical Asia. Its flowers exude a divine fragrance that is exceedingly pleasing to the Gods... and women!
The flowers from this tree are used to make the world's most expensive perfume 'Joy' and smell like fruity bubble gum, you can't stop sticking your nose in this flower! In the ground, it grows to 15-20' in height, but it can be easily kept in a pot. It is a tropical tree, however established plants can tolerate light freeze. Yellow Champaca is much more cold tolerant than var. Alba.
This is hands down the best perfume tree for a Southern landscape.
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Magnolia rajaniana, Michelia champaca Rajaniana, Champa Khao, Cream colored Champa, Magnolia Ivory, Champee Si Nuan, Peacock Magnolia

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Magnolia rajaniana, Michelia champaca Rajaniana

Champa Khao, Cream colored Champa, Magnolia Ivory, Champee Si Nuan, Peacock Magnolia
Family: Magnoliaceae
Origin: South-East Asia
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterYellow/orange flowersFragrantAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Rare michelia with cream to pastel orange/yellow (or light orange) flowers, highly fragrant. A new Thai hybrid with large and wide petals is called Champee Si Nuan. The flowers resemble those of Magnolia champaca, but more pastel color and much bigger size. The size of the flower can reach 5-6" wide. Flowers turn darker color with age, almost brown before they drop. Fragrance is very strong. Blooms almost year-round. Plant this nice small specimen tree near a driveway or in any other place with walk traffic where the fragrance can be appreciated. Similar looking magnolia hybrid is M. champaca X M. ballonii.

A hybrid Magnolia champaca x rajaniana Dwarf (Champee Si Nuan) is a dwarf that produces flowers earlier than other Champacas. It is the most exciting hybrid of Champaca, a very reliable bloomer. Flowers of pastel orange to cream color can be large size, in favorable conditions up to 5-6" wide (see picture), very fragrant. The Champee Si Nuan grows into somewhat smaller tree (15-20 ft) and is a perfect variety for potting culture or a small yard.

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Magnolia x Alba, Michelia x Alba, White Champak, Pak-Lan, Banana Shrub, Cempaka Putih, Bai Yu Lan ( white-jade flower), Bai Yu Lan, Safa

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Magnolia x Alba, Michelia x Alba

White Champak, Pak-Lan, Banana Shrub, Cempaka Putih, Bai Yu Lan ( white-jade flower), Bai Yu Lan, Safa
Family: Magnoliaceae
Origin: Southeast Asia
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersFragrantAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

This is hybrid between Michelia Champaca and Magnolia Montana with sweet strong fragrance of flowers resembles juicyfruit gum. The fragrance is released in the early morning hours and lasts all day long, especially strong at night. Its name honors Florentine botanist Pietro Antonio Micheli. Michelia alba is now cultivated for ornamental purposes in most tropical and lower subtropical countries. This tallish, evergreen tree has creamy white blooms with 15-20 sepals, and petals which are deliciously fragrant. The flowers are highly prized by people and are often made into necklaces. Both the flowers and leaves are highly aromatic and can be used in fragrance production. The flowers from Michelia champaca are used to make the world's most expensive perfume'Joy'. People did not invent JOY perfume, Nature made this creation leading to the development of JOY, the most expensive perfume fragrance in the world. Michelia flowers produce in great quantities. On a warm humid night, the scents can easily be enjoyed several hundred feet away. If you drive near by, you will notice the scent immediately. People and every insect you can imagine are attracted to the blooms. These are flowers you don't have to "stick your nose in" as the scent exudes from the tree. However, you really can't STOP sticking your nose into a flower over and over again. Nectar insects appear frantic, driven like drug addicts, bashing into each other to get to the heart of every flower on the tree. The white Michelia flower is also the city flower of Shanghai, China. Planting a Michelia tree either indoors as bonsai or in your backyard really makes your home a sweet home. Also you could take the flower, home made natural perfume, into car, office, rest room, and anywhere you want fragrant atmosphere. One oriental custom is to use the white flowers as sweet scented decoration, such as hair-pin-flower for girls, and chest-pin-flower for ladies. The tree has flowers and green leaves all year round, beautifying its surroundings. Besides, the clearly veined leaf can be made into a special bookmark.

Michelia alba has good antimicrobial properties, especially the leaves. It also has an antioxidant character with moderate effect.

See Article about Tropical Magnolias.

See also Plants with scents as heady as incense: Enchanted Magnolias - Joy in your life...





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Magnolia (Michelia) x alba - White Champaka, grafted

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White champaca - these grafted plants start blooming right away! The white flowers of this variety have more delicate fragrance than regular yellow Champaca, and the Alba variety is more reliable bloomer. Flowers are used for making the most expensive perfume Joy. This variety of Champaca is better suited for pot growing. It's grafted and will bloom much sooner comparing to Yellow Champaca.

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Magnolia (Michelia) x Alba grafted, Large size

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White champaka - these grafted plants start blooming right away! The white flowers of this variety have more delicate fragrance than regular yellow Champaca, and the Alba variety is more reliable bloomer. Flowers are used for making the most expensive perfume Joy. This variety of Champaca is better suited for pot growing. It's grafted and will bloom much sooner comparing to Yellow Champaca.
7 gal pot. More developed root system, thicker trunk and branches. Plant height depends on growing season and variety. Dwarf varieties are slow growers and may be shorter. Contact us for exact size description if size/height matters to you. 7 gal plants may be shipped separately from other items by Ground service due to large size. See here time in transit (business days, excluding Sat-Sun!)
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Magnolia sirindhorniae, Magnolia ballonii, Magnolia

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Magnolia sirindhorniae, Magnolia ballonii

Magnolia
Family: Magnoliaceae
Origin: SE Asia
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersFragrantSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

This is one of the hardiest tropical magnolias. It is very similar to the popular Magnolia x Alba, although it is much more cold tolerant. If you have cool winters, this species is a better choice than magnolia x Alba which is somewhat cold sensitive. Flower has 3" long and narrow petals, off-white to light cream/ivory in color. Fragrance is very strong. The plant growth habit is somewhat similar to Magnolia champaca, but it is much faster growing and more vigorous plant. Similar-looking flowers: Magnolia baillonii (Michelia baillonii). Leaves of this species have rounded tips, unlike some other related magnolias (M. Alba, M. champaca) which are normally pointed.

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Magnolia sirindhorniae, Magnolia ballonii, Magnolia

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Magnolia sirindhorniae, Magnolia ballonii, Magnolia

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Magnolia sirindhorniae, Magnolia ballonii, Magnolia

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Magnolia sirindhorniae, Magnolia ballonii, Magnolia

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Magnolia sp., Magnolia hybrid

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Magnolia sp.

Magnolia hybrid
Family: Magnoliaceae
Origin: East Asia and the Americas
Large shrub 5-10 ftBig tree > 20 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersYellow/orange flowersFragrantDeciduousAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Magnolia is a large, varied genus of deciduous and evergreen trees and shrubs. It was named after French botanist Pierre Magnol. Magnolias require deep, fertile, well-drained soil. The roots are fragile so the plant do not transplant readily.

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Species and varieties:

Magnolia acuminata

Magnolia campbellii x Magnolia liliiflora

Magnolia champaca

Magnolia coco

Magnolia cylindrica

Magnolia delavayi

Magnolia denudata

Magnolia dianica

Magnolia doltsopa

Magnolia figo

Magnolia floribunda

Magnolia 'Goldstar'

Magnolia grandiflora

Magnolia 'Jane'

Magnolia kobus

Magnolia lacei

Magnolia liliifera

Magnolia liliiflora

Magnolia liliiflora x stellata 'Orchid'

Magnolia montana

Magnolia obovata

Magnolia officinalis

Magnolia rajaniana

Magnolia sieboldii

Magnolia sirindhorniae

Magnolia stellata

Magnolia 'Susan'

Magnolia tamaulipana

Magnolia tripetala

Magnolia virginiana

Magnolia x alba 'Golden'

Magnolia x alba

Magnolia x brooklynensis

Magnolia x Elizabeth

Magnolia x soulangeana





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Tabernaemontana litoralis, Stemmadenia galeottiana, Stemmadenia litoralis, Lechoso, Milky Way Tree

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Tabernaemontana litoralis, Stemmadenia galeottiana, Stemmadenia litoralis

Lechoso, Milky Way Tree
Family: Apocynaceae
Origin: Tropical America
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersFragrantAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSeaside, salt tolerant plant

A very rare handsome tropical tree with large white fragrant flowers of unusual shape. This tree can be (and should be) kept in container where it grows up to 7-8 ft, stays compact and bushy. The fragrance of flowers is outstanding. Not many people know about this tree because it's very rare, while it is as great as famous Perfume trees (Michelia champaca and Cananga odorata). It blooms especially in summer and after drought period. Nice specimen tree for small gardens. It has a multi-layered canopy, blooms mostly from mid-April to late Winter. When in full bloom, perfume fills the area with a soft, musky sweetness. A massive rofusion of flowers decks the branches, pure white against lacquered, dark green leaves, and carpets the ground with fallen blossoms. Grows well in full sun (if not too hot), as well as in semi-shade, tolerates shade, too, in shade it's glossy leaves become large and dark green. Very ornamental! The tree can even tolerate a little sea spray. Seed pods are golden in color, about 4 inches long, horn-shaped, often in pairs.

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