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Saucer magnolia, Tulip tree, Chinese magnolia
Magnolia × soulangeana (Saucer magnolia). The blooms are about 6in wide they are white, pink, or purplish red, they will bloom before the leaves appear.
They will require deep, fertile, well-drained mildly acidic soil. They thrive in sun or partial-shade but need protection from strong or salty winds.
Interest and use
- LightPart shade
- HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
- SoilWell drained, Fertile
- Soil pH5.0 to 7.0