Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - Good growerMature Height - 8-10'Mature Width - 10'Longevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - 7-9 petaled, deep purple-red outside, white inside. Late March to early AprilFruit - Aggregate of dry dehiscent fruits, 2" long, twisted, and usually with only a few fertile carpels.Leaf - Dark green 4-7" long, 2-5" wide, lightly pubescentFall Color - Yellow-brown, not appreciableBark - Other Features - Possible Use - Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Protect as much as possible from climate, avoid south facing sites to keep flowers suppressed and avoid frost damage. Roots root easily from softwood cuttings. Prefers a peaty, organic-based soil, full sun.Native Habitat - Zones 4-6b, China. Hybrid between M. liliiflora ‘Nigra' and M. stellata ‘Rosea' or the reciprocalDiseases and Insects - Foliage is often tattered and mildew ridden, a genetically inherited trait, from M. liliiflora. Also, tend to develop water sprout-like growths when stressed.Strength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Magnolia.- Other plants of the family Magnoliaceae.- Other plants of the genus Magnolia.- Other plants of the species Magnolia x.