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Magnolia macrophylla ashei

Bigleaf Magnolia
Use this plant for a tropical effect in zones 6-8, and zone 5 with protection! A rare big leaved and big flowered Magnolia, it blooms in early summer with sweetly scented 10-12" chalice shaped white flowers enhanced with wine colored markings at the base of each petal. Lustrous blue green foliage can be 2' long and really creates thattropica effect. Plants have a shrublike habit, but can become 15-25' tall and wide unless you prune to the size and form you prefer. Shipping 3-4' plants in 2 gallon pots,
Genus Magnolia
Common Name Bigleaf Magnolia
Hardiness Zone 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements Part Sun, Full Sun
Seasonal Interest Spring, Summer, Fall
Season of Blooming Summer
Use Bed, Specimen, Ornamental, Massing
Special Attributes Bird Attracting, Deer Resistant, Fast Growing, Foliage Interest, Fragrant
Color White