Skinner’s Banana Shrub

Common Name: Skinner’s Banana Shrub

Scientific Name: Magnolia figo var. skinneriana

Origin: Skinner’s Banana Shrub is native to China

Family: Magnoliaceae

Bloom time: Early summer

Though you may not notice the small creamy yellow blooms on this small evergreen tree you can’t miss the fragrance. They perfume the garden for a full month in early summer. Think banana candy!