Question: a couple of years ago we bought a bare root magnolia bush and it doing very well we want to get another one but do not know where to get it. the ticket that came we the bare magnolia had the following info m-code 6792-61 and bare code was 0 30134-58100 the info on the back of the card was bloom rite nurserymens exchange 2000 half moon bay california. Could you tell us the real name of the plant
Answer: If yours has white flowers it is Star Magnolia (Magnolia stellata); if the flowers are more lilac, it is probably Magnolia soulangeana. Both plants are commonly called magnolia bush.
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