Black Tulip Magnolia
Black Tulip Magnolia
Magnolia x soulangiana 'Jurmag1' P.P.A.F.Item #5958 USDA Hardiness Zone: 5 - 9
This is the darkest, most dramatic tulip magnolia of any on the market, with rich, deep burgundy-red 6 inch blooms that appear before the foliage emerges in early spring. An elegant small specimen tree, or plant in mass to form a hedge. Makes a fine container plant. Deciduous.
- OverviewLight Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.Average Landscape Size:Slender multi-branched growth to 15 to 20 ft. tall and 6 to 10 ft. wide.
- DetailDeciduous/evergreen:DeciduousGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Slender multi-branched growth to 15 to 20 ft. tall and 6 to 10 ft. wide.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:Early SpringFlower color:Purplish-pinkPatent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.Design IdeasThis smaller yet exquisite dark flowering magnolia is the ideal early spring specimen for a close range focal point. Provides a vital seasonal accent tree integrated into foundation plantings. Well sized for edges of perennial borders or mixed borders with a background of tall, dark evergreens. Vital in pairs in the formal or Colonial composition and with federal style architecture. Superior urban front yard tree for high attention in the early season. Beautifully featured as a backdrop to flowering shrubs such as Rhododendrons, Camellias or Azaleas. Contributes a note of elegance in historic institutional plantings.Companion PlantsHydrangea (Hydrangea); Camellia (Camellia); Azalea (Azalea); Lily-of-the-Valley Shrub (Pieris); Clethra (Clethra)
- CareCare InformationFollow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.Light Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.