Magnolia 'Butterflies' is a beautiful yellow-flowered hybrid with non-fading, lightly fragrant, buttery flowers.
‘Butterflies’ is a deciduous hybrid magnolia resulting from a cross between M. acuminata and M. denudata. It is noted for its profuse bloom of non-fading yellow flowers, late vegetative growth, compact pyramidal form and hardiness to both heat and cold. It typically grows as an upright, pyramidal tree to 18-20 feet tall. Upright, tulip-like, yellow flowers (to 4-5 inches across) bloom in early spring and have a light lemon oil aroma. Dark green leaves.
Common Name: Magnolia
Family: Magnoliaceae (The Magnolia Family)
Zone Hardiness: 3-9
Light: Part Sun, Part Shade, Full Sun
Width: 10' and over
Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow
Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow
Bloom Time: Spring
Soil Moisture: Average
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Award: AGM, GPP
Geogrpahical Origin: Miscellaneous - Garden Origin
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