Randy Magnolia

Magnolia x 'Randy'

Beautiful deciduous shrub displaying star-shaped blooms later and longer than other Star Magnolias. Lovely open-branched habit. Beautiful accent or unique single specimen.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationmag-NOH-lee-uh
Average Size at MaturitySlow growing to 10 to 15 ft. tall, 12 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Design IdeasThough technically a tree, grow this big flowering Magnolia as a large shrub. It is a perfect size for foundation planting against dark walls or beside windows where you can enjoy the flowers at close range. Integrate into flowering shrub borders or use as an accent among perennials. Make it the focal point of a smaller city garden, where you can carefully control the shape for night lighting and visibility. Such large softly colored blossoms make a great study near patios, porches and other outdoor living spaces.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorGreen
Growth Habit14
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseCutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureYear-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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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