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MAGNOLIA x soulangeana

Commonly known as Tulip magnolia

Small £17.50 each

plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre
Specimen £45.00 each

plant size comparison icon 5 to 7.5 Litre
  • 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
  • Additional Features - Good to know - 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)
  • Flower Shape - Tulip - to goblet-shaped flowers to 30cm (12in) across
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Suitable for small gardens - Suitable for small gardens
  • Woodland garden
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • 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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6m (20ft)
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  6m (20ft)

Buy Varieties of MAGNOLIA x soulangeana

MAGNOLIA x soulangeana 'Alba Superba'

MAGNOLIA x soulangeana 'Alba Superba'  >

Commonly known as: Tulip magnolia.
Pure white form
Small £16.50 each
Large £50.00 each

MAGNOLIA x soulangeana 'Alexandrina'

MAGNOLIA x soulangeana 'Alexandrina'  >

Commonly known as: Tulip magnolia.
White flowers with a purple flush at the base. Upright growing and free flowering
Small £18.50 each

MAGNOLIA x soulangeana 'Lennei'

MAGNOLIA x soulangeana 'Lennei'  >

Commonly known as: Tulip magnolia.
Pink stained crimson
Small £18.50 each

MAGNOLIA x soulangeana 'Picture'

MAGNOLIA x soulangeana 'Picture'  >

Commonly known as: Tulip magnolia.
Long erect flowers which are purple outside and white inside
Large £65.00 each

MAGNOLIA x soulangeana 'Red Lucky'

MAGNOLIA x soulangeana 'Red Lucky'  >

Commonly known as: 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

MAGNOLIA x soulangeana 'Rustica Rubra'

MAGNOLIA x soulangeana 'Rustica Rubra'  >

Commonly known as: Tulip magnolia.
Rich rosy-red cup-shaped flowers
Small £18.50 each
Large £45.00 each
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Available Early Spring 2020 - Should be available March/April onwards depending on growing conditions.

MAGNOLIA x soulangeana 'Satisfaction'

MAGNOLIA x soulangeana 'Satisfaction'  >

Commonly known as: Tulip magnolia.
Exceptionally large fragrant red-pink flowers in April and May. Petals are red-pink outside and white inside
Medium £60.00 each
Large £70.00 each
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Available autumn 2020 -

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Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
2 options from £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Only £7.50

Vermin & Pest Control
Slug Pellets
Slug killer blue mini pellets are easy to use and give effective control of slugs and snails. Ideal in garden, conservatory or greenhouse.
Only £6.50

Vermin & Pest Control
Copper Tape
Quick and easy way to repel slugs and snails from your pots with this adhesive copper tape.
Only £7.50

Garden Goodies
Slate Plant Labels
These wonderfully tactile natural slate plant labels are hand made in Cornwall and come with a chalk pen. Just stick them in your pot or border. Pack of 6.
Only £10.20

Garden Goodies
Slate Tie-on Plant Labels
Hand made in Cornwall, these delightful natural slate labels are perfect for pots. Comes with chalk pen. Pack of 5
Only £10.20

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