Magnolia × wieseneri
- Position: full sun or partial shade
- Soil: moist, well-drained, preferably neutral to acidic soil
- Rate of growth: average
- Flowering period: June and July
- Hardiness: fully hardy
A wonderful Magnolia that produces heavily scented flowers in early summer. Each cream-coloured, cup-shaped flower has a prominent boss of pinkish-red stamens at its heart, and is encased in three pale pink outer petals. It has a naturally shrubby and spreading habit, but it can be trained from a young specimen to become more tree-like.
- Garden care: Requires minimal pruning. Remove any broken, diseased or crossing branches in midsummer.When planting, add plenty of peat to the planting hole and mulch each spring with manure and leafmould - especially on dryer soils.
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