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Order: Magnoliales
   Family: Magnoliaceae
            Genus: Magnolia
                        Specie: virginiana

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 30 ft (9 m)

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

Features: Glossy leaves, silver beneath; lemon-scented cream or white flowers

Uses: Woodland gardens Hedge Foliage contrast Flower contrast

Zones: 6?9

Description: From coastal swampy areas in USA this may be either a tree to 30 ft (9 m) or a densely branched shrub, either evergreen or deciduous. The glossy leaves are silvery beneath and the cream or white cup-shaped flowers are richly lemon scented. The first magno

Growth Habit: Dense, branching, suckering habit


Growth: Perennial, multi-stemmed woody plant that is usually less than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height. Shrubs typically have several stems arising from or near the ground, but may be taller than 5 meters or single-stemmed under certain environmental cond

Growth: Perennial, woody plant with a single stem (trunk), normally greater than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height; under certain environmental conditions, some tree species may develop a multi-stemmed or short growth form (less than 4 meters or 13 feet in

Duration: Perennial

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