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Magnolia x 'Butterflies' - Butterflies Magnolia

Magnolia x 'Butterflies' - Butterflies Magnolia

More About Magnolia x 'Butterflies' (PP7456)

  • Pyramidal when young, maturing to a straight trunk and a rounded crown
  • Lightly fragrant, yellow flowers at the ends of the twigs before the leaves appear
  • Seldom pollinated and seldom fruiting
  • Narrow, pointed, green leaves, up to 16 cm long
  • Fall colour gray to brown
  • Bloom Time: April
  • Flower Size: 10 cm

Zone:

5

Height:

5-6 m

Spread:

4-5 m

Colour:

Yellow

Butterflies Magnolia Growing and Maintenance Tips

Unlike most magnolia, which are grown as a multi-stemmed form, this magnolia usually has a straight trunk. Grows best in a slightly acidic soil and is intolerant of drought, excessive moisture, and pollution. Any pruning should be done soon after flowering, to allow the plant enough time to reset buds for the following year.

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Magnolia x 'Butterflies' (PP7456) Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Fragrant
Fragrant
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Tree form
Rounded
Pyramidal

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Magnolia x 'Butterflies'

Magnolia x 'Judy Zuk'

Magnolia x 'Judy Zuk'

Judy Zuk Magnolia