Saucer Magnolia Magnolia x soulangeana
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(Potted trees cannot ship to California.)
The saucer magnolia is a landscape show-stopper. The stunning early spring blossoms have been said to open “like a thousand porcelain goblets,” and lush summertime leaves are dark green and leathery—adding nice contrast to silvery-gray bark. One of the most popular flowering trees in the United States, the saucer magnolia is also widely planted in Europe.
- Produces large, saucer-shaped flowers
- Displays petals that are pinkish-purple on the outside, white inside
- Will be delivered at a height of 1'–2' for bare-root; a height of 8"-18" for 4" pot or 1-gallon pot
Your Tree’s Personality
Wildlife use larger branches of the Saucer Magnolia as nesting sites. Seeds are eaten by a variety of birds, and the sprouts of young trees are browsed.
A hybrid cousin of America's magnificent Southern Magnolia, the Saucer Magnolia is actually a large spreading shrub that take its name from its wide, saucer-like flowers. It was first cultivated in 1826.
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