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Saucer Magnolia

Botanical Name
Magnolia x soulangeana
Hardiness
Zones 4 to 9
Height
20 to 30 feet
Width
20 to 30 feet
Flowers
Spring: white, pink, purple; often frost damaged
Fruit
Aggregate of follicals, lumpy pink structure breaks open to show orange seeds
Fall Color
Yellow-brown
Light
Full sun to light shade
Soil
Moist, well-drained, slightly acidic
Planting & Care
  • Transplant as balled and burlap or container
  • Needs good drainage
  • Plant in locations that are not prone to late spring frosts
Problems
Scale, sooty mold, frost damage to flowers
Varieties
  • Verbanica - blooms later than the species, flowers are rose outside and lighter inside, 25'

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