Magnolia acuminata 'Butterflies'Item #5954 USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 - 9
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Considered to be among the best of all yellow Magnolias. Exceptional, rich yellow, non-fading 4 to 5 in. blooms are held upright like butterflies upon the branches. A spectacular specimen and focal point for early spring. Deciduous.
- OverviewLight Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Once established, needs only occasional watering.Average Landscape Size:Pyramidal habit to 16 ft. tall, 11 ft. wide; 25 to 35 ft.t all with age.Key Feature:Spring FloweringBlooms:Early springLandscape Uses:
- CareCare InformationFollow 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.Light Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Once established, needs only occasional watering.
- History & LoreHistory:Hybridized by Phil Savage; M acuminata 'fertile Myrtle' x M. denudata 'Sawada's Cream'.