sweetbay-magnolia

Botanical Name Magnolia virginiana
Common Name Sweetbay Magnolia
Plant Type Tree
Hardiness Zone 5-10
Height 10-35 ft.
Spread 10-35 ft.
Habit upright, irregular vase
Exposure full sun to part shade
Bloom Type March-April
Bloom Color white
Flower showy, fragrant
Autumn/Winter Intrest insignificant
Suggested Use specimen, groupings, accent plant
Locations Many locations throughout park
Notes A handsome semi-evergreen tree with 2 to 3 in. creamy-white, lemon-scented flowers against a background of glossy green leaves. A lovely small patio, shade or specimen tree.
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