Absolutely gorgeous, tulip-like flowers of reddish-purple appear in mid spring, flowering after other varieties like Star Magnolia. Later blooms means less likely damage from a surprise frost and a healthier flowering.
Height 10 - 15 feet
Bloom Time Mid spring.
Light Requirements Full Sun, Partial Shade
Ship As DORMANT 2-3' BAREROOT
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Height:10 - 15 feet
Ship As:DORMANT 2-3' BAREROOT
Spacing:10 - 12 feet
Spread:8 - 12 feet
Light Requirements:Full Sun, Partial Shade
Foliage Type:Ovate, medium green, leathery leaves, up to 6 inch (15 cm) long. Leaves emerge with copper-red tints and turn green over summer. Leaves turn yellow, bronze and copper tones in fall before dropping for winter.
Pruning:Prune to desired shape and to remove dead and broken branches, after flowering.
Winter Care:Apply a winter mulch, after the ground freezes, for its first winter. Remove the mulch in early spring, before new growth emerges.
Additional Information:Absolutely gorgeous, tulip-like flowers of reddish-purple appear in mid spring, flowering after other varieties like Star Magnolia. Later blooms means less likely damage from a surprise frost and a healthier flowering. Developed at the National Arboretum by Dr. Francis DeVos and William Kosar. Introduced in 1965.
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