Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
Soil: Well drained, fertile soils.
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'.