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Magnolia 3 thompsoniana

Classification

Order: Magnoliales
   Family: Magnoliaceae
            Genus: Magnolia
                        Specie: Magnolia 3 thompsoniana

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 50 ft (15 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained, humus-rich, acidic soil

Features: Large, fragrant, creamy white flowers in summer

Uses: Woodland gardens Specimen tree Foliage contrast Flower contrast

Zones: 6?9

Description: Developed at Thompson?s nursery near London in 1808, this large spreading deciduous shrub is a hybrid between Magnolia tripetala and M. virginiana. Flowers are large, fragrant and creamy white, appearing intermittently over summer. Its folia

Growth Habit: Broad spreading habit

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