Ann Magnolia

Magnolia x 'Ann'

Flowers later than the star magnolia and thus avoids frost damage to the flower buds. Exquisite, 3 to 4 inch blooms, reddish purple outside and white inside, appear before the foliage buds out. A spectacular specimen or accent. Deciduous.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationmag-NO-lee-a
LoreThe Chinese magnolias were first introduced in France via Jesuit botanists, where much of the early breeding began.
Average Size at MaturitySlow growing 10 to 15 ft. tall and 12 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Design IdeasA perfectly sized smaller tree with high visual appeal for front yard foundation planting. Use against evergreens in more expansive beds or create a centerpiece for a luscious perennial garden. Exquisite flowers are more appreciated when located beside outdoor living areas, terrace and patio.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage
Growth Habit14
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseHedge, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsThis sweet little magnolia deserves equally elegant companions such as Cheerful Giant Azalea, (Azalea x 'Cheerful Giant'), Nuccio's Gem Camellia, (Camellia japonica 'Nucio's Gem'), Nellie Mosier Clematis, (Clematis x 'Nellie Mosier') and Queen of Pearls Hydrangea, (Hydrangea macrophylla 'Hymmadi').

Follow 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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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