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 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 20 to 25 feet
Plant Spread: 20 to 25 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Blooms on old wood
Flower Color: Purple
Other: Purplish-pink with white interior
Bloom Size: 5"-6"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Spring
Uses: Flowering Tree
Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Drought tolerant

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Common names
  • Saucer Magnolia
  • Tulip Tree
  • Magnolia
Also sold as:
  • Alexander

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