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Magnolia x 'Ricki'

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Magnolia x 'Ricki' - Ricki Magnolia

Magnolia x 'Ricki' - Ricki Magnolia

Series: Little Girl

More About Magnolia x 'Ricki'

  • Large, fragrant, cup-shaped reddish-purple buds open to red-purple blooms
  • Dark green foliage turns yellow to bronze in the fall
  • Strong, upright habit
  • Bloom Time: April to May

Interesting Notes:

Part of the "Little Girl" Series of hybrid magnolia developed in the 1950's. 

Zone:

5

Height:

4-5 m

Spread:

175-200 cm

Colour:

Purple

Ricki Magnolia Growing and Maintenance Tips

Magnolia grow best in a moist, organically rich, well-drained loam, in full sun to partial shade. Avoid southern exposures where the buds may be induced to open too early in late winter.

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Magnolia x 'Ricki' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Fragrant
Fragrant

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Early Spring

Habit

Rounded
Multi-stem/Clump form

Foliage Color

Green

 Suitable Substitutions for Magnolia x 'Ricki'

Magnolia x 'Betty'

Magnolia x 'Betty'

Betty Magnolia