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Magnolia ‘George Henry Kern’

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An eye-catching, hardy large shrub, Magnolia x 'George Henry Kern' has deep rose-pink buds which open into very attractive pale pink flowers in spring. The leaves are oval and dark green.

Magnolia x 'George Henry Kern' grows to be a compact large shrub or eventually a very small tree ideal for smaller gardens.

Supplied Size: 3L containers (40 - 60 cm tall)

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Magnolia ‘George Henry Kern’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
3 litres
£17.50

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Grower Notes

Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
Hardiness: Hardy.
Flowering Period: March - April.
Flower Colour: Pale pink
Rate of Growth: Moderate.
Habit: Magnolia x 'George Henry Kern' eventually grows to be a large, densely branching shrub.
Height: 4 m (13 ft)
Spread: 3 m (10 ft)

Notes: Magnolia x 'George Henry Kern' is a hybrid between Magnolia stellata and Magnolia liliiflora.

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Common names

Magnolia ‘George Henry Kern’

Description

Magnolia ‘George Henry Kern’. This is a hybrid Magnolia, which is a cross between M. stellata and M. liliiflora producing a compact tree. Very fragrant, pale pink flowers are produced in abundance in early spring. Dark green leaves turn copper-yellow in the autumn.

Cultivation

Shelter from strong winds.

Interest and use

Grown mainly for its scented and ornamental flowers.

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Magnolia ‘George Henry Kern’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • LightPart shade or Any
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -23°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH5.0 to 6.0
  • WaterSemi-moist or Moist

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