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Magnolia ‘Elizabeth’


'Elizabeth' is a hybrid Magnolia with beautiful, large, cup-shaped, fragrant yellow flowers on a deciduous, upright, columnar form.

‘Elizabeth’ is an award-winning, deciduous hybrid magnolia cross of M. acuminata and M. denudata. Masses of large, cup-shaped, soft yellow, lightly fragrant flowers up to 6 inches across usher in spring, even on young plants. Flowers can last up to four weeks and gradually fade to cream as they age. Obovate, eight inch long foliage emerges bronze in colour, maturing to dark green. One of the best yellow flowering magnolias offering breathtaking beauty with an upright, columnar shape 20-30 feet tall and 12-20 feet wide. It also provides lovely winter interest with smooth gray bark and furry buds. Site in a sheltered spot from cold, dry winds to protect buds and flowers.

Common Name: Magnolia - [RFT Pre-Order]

Family: Magnoliaceae (The Magnolia Family)

Zone Hardiness: 5-9

Light: Part Sun, Full Sun

Height: 15-25'

Width: 10' and over

Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Deciduous

Type: Shrub

Bloom Time: Spring

Soil Moisture: Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: Yes


Benefits: Butterflies

Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat:

Award: AGM

Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America

Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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