Teddy Bear® Southern Magnolia
Magnolia grandiflora 'Southern Charm' PP #13,049
Water deeply, regularly; more frequently in extreme heat.
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|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 16 to 20 ft. tall, 10 to 12 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Summer and Fall|
|Design Ideas||This dwarf Southern magnolia can be used as a large shrub or small tree depending on the way it is pruned. Plants adapt well against sunny building walls where foliage provides a striking contrast. Makes a lovely single specimen for smaller urban gardens as accent tree. Plant in a row to create an evergreen privacy screen along low fences and walls. Particularly lovely background for light value shrubs and perennials, or for outstanding sculpture and treillage. Adapts well to large pots for portable accents.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage|
|Landscape Use||Container, Espalier, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Very Wet Areas, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|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 in first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce watering frequency; best with regular moisture, but will tolerate brief periods of drought. Feed in early spring before new growth emerges.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7 - 9