Plant Family Guides: Magnolia Guides
Anise Magnolia (Magnolia salicifolia)
Native to Japan, Magnolia salicifolia, also known as Anise Magnolia or Willow-Leafed Magnolia, is a medium-sized deciduous tree with scented, white flowers in early spring.
Star Magnolia (Magnolia stellata)
Native to Japan, Magnolia stellata, also known as Star Magnolia, is a small deciduous tree with incredibly pretty star-shaped flowers in late winter or early spring. While the blossoms are fairly small, 4 in. across (10 cm), they are packed with up to 40 long and narrow tepals and are extremely showy
Loebner Magnolia (Magnolia x loebneri)
Loebner Magnolia is the hybrid result of a cross between Magnolia kobus and Magnolia stellata. It is a deciduous small tree with star-like white flowers in early to mid-spring.
Yulan Magnolia (Magnolia denudata)
Considered one of the most beautiful Magnolias, Magnolia denudata is a large deciduous shrub or small tree. Upright and cup-shaped when borne, the creamy to ivory white flowers, 3 in. long (8 cm), gracefully open their 9-12 tepals as they mature, resembling lilies. The tepals sometimes display a tinge of pink at their base, adding to the beauty of the bloom.
Saucer Magnolia (Magnolia × soulangeana)
One of the most popular deciduous Magnolias, Magnolia x soulangeana, or Saucer Magnolia, is a spreading tree or large shrub festooned with an incredible profusion of fragrant flowers in early to mid-spring.
Best Companion Plants for Camellias
While extraordinarily good-looking on their own, Camellias however look most charming when planted with companion plants. Well-behaved, they make perfect partners with other plants and help create strikingly beautiful combinations in the garden.
Favorite Yellow Magnolia Trees for Your Garden
Among these hybrids are Magnolia cultivars that are particularly favored by gardeners for their spectacular yellow flowers. They can be grown in beds and borders, as flowering hedges or as a specimen plant. Some are ideal for small gardens thanks to their small stature.
Pretty Magnolia trees and Shrubs for Small Gardens
While some Magnolias can be large shrubs or trees that could swallow up the average garden, there are quite a few Magnolia cultivars of smaller stature that would fit small yards.
Magnolia Tree: How to Grow and Care with Success
Want to learn how to grow and care for a magnolia tree like a pro? Follow these simple steps and enjoy the beauty of this striking tree
Popular Types of Magnolia Shrubs and Trees
From the fragrant blooms of Southern Magnolia to the showy petals of Saucer Magnolia, there's a magnolia tree for every garden dream.
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