Saint Mary Southern Magnolia
Magnolia grandiflora 'Saint Mary'
Water deeply, regularly; more frequently in extreme heat.
CHECK RETAILERS FOR AVAILABILITY:
- 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|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slow growing; reaches 20 to 25 ft. tall and wide with age.|
|Design Ideas||This dwarf evergreen Magnolia is the dream tree for small gardens because it has so many applications. If kept clipped, it makes a lovely small standard or matched pair. As a matched pair, this Magnolia is particularly charming flanking a decorative gateway or piece of sculpture. Lovely lined up and evenly spaced in long, narrow formal beds surrounded by hedges or low-growing flowering shrubs. Small enough to grow in the side yard as a screen. Ideal for town houses and condominiums.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage|
|Landscape Use||Espalier, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Very Wet Areas, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Dwarf Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Tolerates Wet Soils, Year-round Interest, Tolerates Road Salt|
|Watering Needs||Water deeply, regularly; more frequently in extreme heat.|
Provide deep, nutrient-rich, acidic, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly during first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce watering frequency; best with regular moisture, but will tolerate brief dry spells. Feed in early spring before new growth emerges.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7 - 9