Magnolia Collection of three varieties featuring - Soulangeana, Susan & Stellata
Loved the world over, Magnolias are know for their magnificent fragrant blossoms.
This collection consists of white blushed pink 'Soulangeana', a variety with large goblet shaped flowers, also known as the tulip tree.
'Susan' the pink-purple coloured variety, again with large blooms carried all over the branches, and finally 'Stellata' a compact unusual type with star shaped pure white flowers.
Magnolias are indigenous across the USA and Asia, and are a highly important tree in both Japanese and Chinese culture, the Chinese are known to have cultivated the Magnolia since the 7th century. In the USA, the Magnolia has been the official state flower of Louisiana since 1900 and Mississippi is known as the 'Magnolia State'. In Europe they died out in the ice age, but are making a come back in peoples gardens - and it is easy to see why with their beautiful looks and easy going nature.
All the varieties of Magnolia featured in this collection are easy to grow in patio planters or the garden itself. They will thrive in most soils and positions from full sun to partial shade.
Each plant in this collection is currently in an approx 2-3 litre container. Plants are bursting in to leaf with flowers coming in abundance from next Spring.
Our usual high quality of plant, not a bare-root like competitors, but in a pot and around 50-60cms tall depending on time of year, with a 5 year guarantee supplied.