Magnolia x soulangiana 'Alexandrina'
|Description||Spectacular large shrub or small tree valued for its beautiful large tulip-shaped blooms, purplish pink with white interior. Great garden specimen; use it to anchor shrub beds. Deciduous.|
|Watering||Once established, water deeply when dry.|
|Mature Size||Moderate grower to 20 to 25 ft. tall and wide; smaller as a shrub.|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Design Ideas||A medium-sized flowering tree that is unmatched for elegant beauty and old-fashioned charm. Plant as a single specimen in the front yard or flank your entry walk with a matched pair. This is a darker Saucer Magnolia that produces better color for larger landscapes, where it stands out even at a distance. Such large softly colored blossoms make a great study near patios, porches and other outdoor living spaces. Can be planted as a small city street tree, but does not do well where pavement is salted in winter.|
|Care||Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a formal appearance, shear annually after flowering.|
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.