General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
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: 15 to 20 feet
Plant Spread: 15 to 20 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Other: With pink blush
Bloom Size: 4"-5"
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Flowering Tree
Cut Flower
Resistances: Humidity tolerant

Common names
  • Saucer Magnolia
  • Magnolia
  • Loebner Magnolia

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  • Posted by tugg (Kitchener , Canada - Zone 5b) on Apr 23, 2016 8:39 AM concerning plant:
    Ballerina magnolia is a beautiful tree, but in my zone 5b garden a late frost can kill the buds. So some years it shines and others it does not.

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