Other Names - Tulip Tree.
Native to N. & S. America, S.E. Asia.
Hardiness (see References, below) - Zones 4 - 9.
Late Winter, Spring, Summer.
10 - 70ft (3 - 20 m).
Sun or semi-shade, rich
By cuttings (take green ones in early Summer, and semi-ripe in late Summer, early Fall).
One of the most attractive flowering trees to enjoy. Fragrant blooms! Great variety of colors, shapes and sizes to choose from.
Please, note -
Not all magnolias are tolerant zones 4-9. See References below, NC State University lists several popular varieties of magnolias, with great pictures and detailed fact sheets for each type.
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References - Find more about: Magnolias from NC State University, Hardiness Zones
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