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Magnolia x (Little Girl Series ) ‘Susan’

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A striking hybrid, Magnolia x 'Susan' has masses of beautiful, large, fragrant, purple-red, cup-shaped flowers in spring. These flowers are somewhat frost resistant and very eye-catching against the attractive, green foliage. A lovely garden shrub!

Supplied Size: 3L container (30 - 50 cm tall)

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Magnolia x  (Little Girl Series ) ‘Susan’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Magnolia x  (Little Girl Series ) ‘Susan’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Magnolia x  (Little Girl Series ) ‘Susan’ | 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 soils.
Hardiness: Hardy.
Flowering Period: April - May.
Rate of Growth: Moderate.
Habit: Magnolia x 'Susan' grows to be a large upright shrub initially with arching branches once established.
Height: 4 m (13 ft)
Spread: 3 m (9 ft)

Notes: This selection is similar in many respects to Magnolia x 'Ricki' but is slightly more vigorous and has a larger eventual size. This cultivar is a hybrid between Magnolia liliflora and Magnolia stellata 'Rosea'.

Plant Finder: about Magnolia x (Little Girl Series ) ‘Susan’

Common names

Magnolia 'Susan'

Description

Magnolia x (Little Girl Series ) ‘Susan’ (Magnolia 'Susan'). This is a cross between M. liliiflora ‘Nigra’ and M. stellata ‘Rosea’. A compact shrub with large, rounded, fragrant lilac-pink flowers appearing in late spring.

Cultivation

Shelter from strong winds.

Interest and use

Grown for it scented and attractive flowers.

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -35°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH5.0 to 6.0
  • WaterSemi-moist or Moist

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