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Magnolia soulangeana Royal Purple

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Magnolia soulangeana Royal Purple Saucer Magnolia, Tulip Magnolia,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Trees Spreading, Upright

Magnolia Royal Purple is a stunning small deciduous tree that gets to about 3.5m tall by 1.2m wide. From late Winter to early Spring spectacular blooms of dark purple fading to pink and white appear all over the tree making it a absolute stand out feature to the landscape. Suitable for planting as a single feature or in a grouped garden display. Can be trained as a espalier.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
2-4m 1-2m

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

Landscape Use(s)
Feature, Formal Garden, Fragrant Garden, Mass Planting, Topiary / Espalier, Shade Tree

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

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
Flower Fragrant: Yes
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Yes

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