Majestic Beauty® Southern Magnolia

Magnolia grandiflora 'Monlia'

SKU
05945
A magnificent evergreen with extra large, glossy dark green leaves and attractive, creamy white buds that open to huge, showy, cup-shaped, fragrant blooms. The open-branched pyramidal shape helps make this a classic for a shade tree or landscape specimen.
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Once established, water deeply, occasionally; more in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationmag-NOH-lee-uh gran-dih-FLOR-uh
LoreSouthern magnolia is the state flower of Louisiana and Mississippi. It grows in mixed stands of forest in areas of well drained but evenly moist soils and accessible water table. It is also considered the largest native flower in North America. It's equally generous seed pods feed a wide variety of wildlife.
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 35 to 40 ft. tall, 15 to 20 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Design IdeasThis is a fabulous evergreen tree that can be used as a shade tree or specimen. Horizontal spread, more narrow than the species, allows it to fit into smaller gardens. Its foliage is beautiful in indoor arrangements.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage
Growth HabitPyramidal
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseFirescaping/Fire Wise, Specimen, Very Wet Areas, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureNorth American Native Selection, Year-round Interest, Tolerates Road Salt
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsOnce established, water deeply, occasionally; more in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsCamellia (Camellia); Indian Hawthorn (Rhaphiolepis); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Viburnum (Viburnum); Aucuba (Aucuba)

Provide deep, nutrient rich, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly during first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system; once established, reduce frequency. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-9

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