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Magnolia virginiana 'Jim Wilson' Moonglow


Magnolia virginiana 'Jim Wilson' Moonglow offers profuse displays of white, lemon-scented flowers against evergreen foliage.

Magnolia virginiana 'Jim Wilson' Moonglow offers profuse displays of cup-shaped, sweetly fragrant, lemon-scented, creamy white, waxy flowers from May until August, even on young plants only 2-3 years old. Cone-like fruits with bright red seeds mature in fall for a showy display. The foliage is shiny green and silver beneath which looks amazing on a windy day. The trees are evergreen in milder climates to semi-evergreen in colder zones, a rare thing in zone 5 and 6 gardens, and have a compact, full growth habit forming a beautiful oval to vase-shaped form with more vigour than the species. Could be deciduous in cold winters in colder zones. Tolerant of wet soils.

Common Name: Sweet Bay Magnolia - [RFT Pre-Order]

Family: Magnoliaceae (The Magnolia Family)

Zone Hardiness: 5-10

Light: Part Sun, Part Shade, Full Sun

Height: 15-25'

Width: 10' and over

Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Secondary Bloom Colour: Green

Class: Deciduous

Type: Tree

Bloom Time: Spring - Summer

Soil Moisture: Average, Moist, Wet

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: Yes

Berries: No


Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Open and shaded woodlands and in swampy areas along the Atlantic Coast from New York to Florida and east to Texas.

Award: AGM, GPP

Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America

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