Magnolia X soulangiana

2010

Magnolia X soulangiana

Magnolia bush

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Nativity:

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.

Features:

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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