General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 8 to 12 feet
Plant Spread: 8 to 12 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Purple
Other: Reddish-purple outer petals, whitish-purple inside
Bloom Size: 4"-5"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Other: May bloom sporadically throughout the summer
Suitable Locations: Patio/Ornamental/Small Tree
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Beetles
Child plants: 5 child plants

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Common names
  • Magnolia

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