Saucer Magnolia

Saucer Magnolia Magnolia x soulangeana

Average Shipping Height: 1' - 2'
Item #1078
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The Saucer Magnolia grows in zones 4-9.
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'

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Sun Preference

Full Sun,

Soil Preference

Acidic, Clay, Drought-tolerant, Loamy, Moist, Rich, Sandy, Well-drained,

Wildlife Value

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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