Featuring flowers that smell just like a banana popsicle, the Banana Shrub, also known as the Port Wine Magnolia, is an an attractive evergreen large shrub or small tree that's been around the United States since the late 1700's. The 1-inch magnolia-like flowers are produced in abundance in late spring and sometimes sporadically during summer in warmer climates. The oblong, glossy, evergreen, green leaves are attractive year round. Originally from China, this magnificent plant is one of the classic evergreens of the Old South. Get all the details below!