Magnolia Susan

Magnolia Susan


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Magnolias are among the first ornamentals to burst into bloom, with dramatic waxy flowers on bare stems.

Magnolia Susan is a bushy, deciduous shrub with an upright habit and mid-green, shiny leaves. From the large purple buds emerge beautiful burgundy, goblet-shaped flowers with slightly twisted petals that are a lighter pink on the inside and have a lovely fragrance. Also suitable for growing in a container.

Please note, larger plants are only available for in-store collection. Do give us a call on 01993 823117 before visiting to check we have it in stock for you.

Hardiness: Hardy to –20°

Height and Spread: 400cm x 300cm, medium growth over 10–20 years

Preferred Soil Type: Any moist, humus-rich, well-drained soil

Aspect: South, east or west facing

Position: Sun / partial sun; sheltered from cold winds

Flowering Period: April – May

Care: Prune to shape after flowering if necessary; protect flower buds from late frosts.