Majestic Beauty® Southern Magnolia
Magnolia grandiflora 'Monlia'
Once established, water deeply, occasionally; more in extreme heat.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||mag-NOH-lee-uh gran-dih-FLOR-uh|
|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.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 35 to 40 ft. tall, 15 to 20 ft. wide.|
|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 Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Firescaping/Firewise, Specimen, Very Wet Areas, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||North American Native Selection, Year-round Interest, Tolerates Road Salt|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water deeply, occasionally; more in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Camellia (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