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Magnolia soulangeana

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Magnolia soulangeana Saucer Magnolia, Tulip Magnolia,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Trees Spreading, Upright

A Stunning deciduous Magnolia that is slow growing reaching about 6m tall. From late Winter to early Spring spectacular long flowering blooms of dark purple pink and white goblet shaped flowers appear making it a absolute stand out feature to the landscape. Suitable for planting as a single feature or in a grouped garden display.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
4-10m 2-4m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Clay, Loam, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Feature, Formal Garden, Fragrant Garden, Hedging / Screening, Mass Planting, Shade Tree

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free, Snails And Slugs

Cultural Notes: Pruning is unnecessary, however, crossed or competing branches can be removed while the plant is young to improve its shape. Water well in hotter months to help reduce chance of leaf burn. Apply slow release fertilizer after flowering in spring.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Magnoliaceae Asia

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Pink, Purple, White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Slow
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate