Magnolia X soulangiana


Magnolia X soulangiana

Magnolia bush

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Cultivated origin

Growth Habit:

This magnolia hybrid may grow as a multi-trunked or single-stemmed bush. It usually grows 10 to 15 feet in height. Flowers appear in early spring before the glossy green leaves.

Growing Requirements:

While perfectly happy in our Mediterranean climate, this magnolia will also thrive in temperate climates. Regular water and rich soil produce good results.


The showy flowers are cup shaped, reddish purple on the outside shading to nearly white on the inside.

Where at Lotusland:

Several specimens grow in the Japanese garden.

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