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MAGNOLIA 'Summer Solstice'

A hybrid between M.globosa and M.obovata which is sensational at Caerhays in late May and on into June. Scented pink globular flowers which open to show a creamy-white inside
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Medium £60.00 each

Delivery Information Available autumn 2019
plant size comparison icon 3 - 5 Litre
  • Deciduous
  • Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red) - pink fading to creamy white.
  • White
  • Height - 8m (26ft)
  • Spread - to 4m (13ft)
  • Tree
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun - shelter from strong winds.
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Burncoose speciality - See Burncoose Speciality group for more details
  • Good to know - a later flowerer which usually misses most frosts
  • Pests & Diseases - scale insects, honey fungus, coral spot.
  • Place of origin - Kent, UK. Selected by Maurice Foster 1994
  • Burncoose specialities - Magnolias - larger gardens
  • Flower Shape - Cup-shaped - to 10cm (4in) across
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich
  • Neutral to acid soil
  • Tree Shape - Broadly conical
  • Rounded to broadly spreading
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Magnolia - Care Guide
Magnolia - Hybridisation
Magnolia - Propagation
Planting to avoid allergic reactions and asthma
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 1) Collecting Seeds
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 2) Storing Seeds
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 3) Planting Seeds
Trees - Care Guide
8m (26ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  to 4m (13ft)
 

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