• Deciduous
    Oval, dark-green leaves to 20cm (8in) long.
  • Shades of pink
    All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
    Pale to deep pink
  • Height
    6m (20ft)
  • Spread
    6m (20ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Variable shrub or spreading tree. Flowers are produced before and with the leaves
  • 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

MAGNOLIA x soulangeana

 
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    M. denudata x M. liliiflora. Tolerates alkaline soil. The most commonly seen magnolia in the UK.
    Pests & Diseases
    Scale insects, honey fungus, coral spot.
    Place of origin
    Early nineteenth century Europe. (Etienne Soulange-Bodin, retired cavalry officer in Napolean's army)
  • Burncoose Specialities
    Magnolias - larger gardens
  • Core Plants
    Magnolia
  • Flower Shape
    Tulip
    To goblet-shaped flowers to 30cm (12in) across
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Humus-rich
    Neutral to acid soil
    Neutral to alkaline soil
  • Tree Shape
    Rounded to broadly spreading
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Magnolia - A guide to sizing and pricing
Magnolia - Care Guide
Magnolia - Hybridisation
Magnolia - Propagation
Magnolia - Spotlight Videos
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
6m (20ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  6m (20ft)
 

Buy Varieties of MAGNOLIA x soulangeana

MAGNOLIA x soulangeana 'Alba Superba'

MAGNOLIA x soulangeana 'Alba Superba'

Tulip magnolia

pure white form

 
Small
£16.50 each 
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Large
£70.00 each 
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MAGNOLIA x soulangeana 'Alexandrina'

MAGNOLIA x soulangeana 'Alexandrina'

Tulip magnolia

white flowers with a purple flush at the base. Upright growing and free flowering

 
Small
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£18.50 each 
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MAGNOLIA x soulangeana 'Lennei'

MAGNOLIA x soulangeana 'Lennei'

Tulip magnolia

pink stained crimson

 
Small
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£18.50 each 
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MAGNOLIA x soulangeana 'Picture'

MAGNOLIA x soulangeana 'Picture'

Tulip magnolia

long erect flowers which are purple outside and white inside

 
Large
£70.00 each 
MAGNOLIA x soulangeana 'Red Lucky'

MAGNOLIA x soulangeana 'Red Lucky'

Tulip magnolia

(cv 'Rubriflora') - a cultivar from Hong Yun, China, with reddish buds which fade as the very fragrant flowers develop. Flowers can appear 3 times a year in March, June and August. Rapid growth rate

 
Medium
£60.00 each 
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MAGNOLIA x soulangeana 'Rustica Rubra'

MAGNOLIA x soulangeana 'Rustica Rubra'

Tulip magnolia

rich rosy-red cup-shaped flowers

 
Small
£18.50 each 
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Large
£70.00 each 
MAGNOLIA x soulangeana 'Satisfaction'

MAGNOLIA x soulangeana 'Satisfaction'

Tulip magnolia

exceptionally large fragrant red-pink flowers in April and May. Petals are red-pink outside and white inside

 
Medium
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£60.00 each 
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