Magnolia virginiana
  • Magnolia virginiana

Magnolia virginiana

£28.00

(Evergreen Magnolia or Sweetbay) Magnolia virginiana is a very hardy, semi-evergreen Magnolia with fragrant, creamy white flowers that appear in mid summer on established plants.

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Magnolia virginiana is a very hardy, evergreen Magnolia with fragrant, creamy white flowers that appear in mid summer on established plants.

The leaves are large, mid green with a silver underside. Magnolia virginiana is suprisingly cold tolerant and usually evergreen, but in exceptionally cold winters can loose some of its leaves.

A rare and handsome evergreen tree which will flower best in a sunny position and is tolerant of wet soils.


  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Moist, lime-free or acidic soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy bu shelter from cold wind. This will loose its leaves in a cold winter, while retaining them in a milder one.
  • Flowering Period: June - September.
  • Flower Colour: Creamy white
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Eventually a small spreading, branching tree.
    • Height: 8 m (26 ft).
    • Spread: 6 m (20 ft).
  • Notes: Better quality, larger leaves will be produced if Magnolia virginiana is grown in a position sheltered from strong winds.

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
Mature Size
Tree - Small (under 20 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Damp / Wet, Special: Coastal Areas
Special Features
Evergreen, Flowering Season - Autumn (September - November), Flowering Season - Summer (June - August)

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