Available in three varieties, you can choose from Magnolia
Soulangeana (rose pink, pictured), Magnolia
Susan (purple-red) or Magnolia
'Daybreak' has pink flowers but the pink is quite different from most magnolias
The wide-open flower shape evolved from the plant's requirement to be pollinated by beetles because magnolias
pre-date the evolution of honey bees.
The buds of these smaller magnolias
are strokeable and within reach.
There are several different species of magnolias
that are indigenous to Mississippi, but the state tree and probably the most familiar species of magnolia
This is the most widely grown of all Magnolias
and few of us haven't fallen for its white and purple tinged blooms that go on well into May.
Now he likes to remember that the film adaptation of Magnolias
was one of his mother's favorites.
typically grow 60 to 80 feet tall, although the more majestic ones can stretch 90 or 100 feet.
Gossler says the hottest new magnolias
are the rich yellows ('Butterflies' and 'Elizabeth') and the big-flowered hybrids out of New Zealand, such as 'Iolanthe' and 'Vulcan'.
If you were searching in a 100-acre area, you might cut 50 or 60 magnolias
So maybe it was just an autumn breeze that freed this particular magnolia
leaf to carve its final path through the air, land on a lake surface, then sink about 25 feet to the cold, mucky bottom.
are among the oldest groups of flowering plants and have long been cultivated by mankind.
stellata crossed with the closely related Magnolia
kobus results in Magnolia
X loebneri, all of which encompass a wide range of magnolias
suited to small gardens, regardless of their soil pH.
CHOOSE THE PERFECT TREE: There are a number of magnolias
whose reassuring evergreen presence and large, fragrant white flowers are enhanced by moderate growth and a mature height of around 20 feet.
are probably the most striking, flowering shrubs in April and May.