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Magnolia virginiana 'Silver Mist'


Magnolia virginiana 'Silver Mist' produces more flowers than other cultivars and has a beautiful conical shape.

Magnolia virginiana 'Silver Mist' offers profuse displays of cup-shaped, sweetly fragrant, creamy white, waxy flowers from May until August. The foliage is shiny green and dramatically silver beneath which looks amazing on a windy day. Trees are evergreen to semi-evergreen and have a compact, full growth habit forming a beautiful conical shape. Could be deciduous in cold winters in colder zones. Tolerant of wet soils.

Common Name: Sweet Bay Magnolia

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:

Class: Semi-evergreen

Type: Shrub

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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