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Majestic Beauty® Southern Magnolia

Magnolia grandiflora 'Monlia'

Pronunciation: mag-NOH-lee-uh gran-dih-FLOR-uh
SKU #05945
7-9

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OVERVIEW
Description 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.
Light Full sun
Watering Once established, water deeply when dry.
Blooms Summer
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 35 to 40 ft. tall, 15 to 20 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features North American Native Selection
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Pyramidal
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
STYLE
Design Ideas This 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.
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Camellia (Camellia); Indian Hawthorn (Rhaphiolepis); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Viburnum (Viburnum); Aucuba (Aucuba)
CARE
Care 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.
HISTORY
Lore Southern 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.

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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.