Magnolia cylindrica 'Marilyn's Choice' has fragrant white blooms with rosy-pink bases and red cylindrical fruits on columnar trees.
Magnolia cylindrica, the cylindrical magnolia, is a native of China. The selection, Marilyn's Choice, is a tightly columnar form perfect for narrow or small spaces that will reach about 20 feet tall. The creamy white, fragrant, lily-like flowers are up to three inches wide with flares of rose-pink at the base that emerge in great numbers before leafing out. Even young trees produce flowers. The flowers are followed by four inch long cylindrical fruits maturing to bright red as they split open to reveal red seeds in the fall. The foliage is long and dark green with hints of bronze and pubescence underneath turning to yellow in fall. The bark is smooth and grey. Appreciates consistent moisture. Cultivar name: 'Mjk-mc1'
Common Name: Cylindrical Magnolia - [RFT Pre-Order]
Family: Magnoliaceae (The Magnolia Family)
Zone Hardiness: 5-9
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun, Part Shade
Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Secondary Bloom Colour: Pink
Bloom Time: Spring
Soil Moisture: Average, Moist
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Slopes and thickets and open forests in the lower Yangtze River basin in southeastern China.
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan
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