Magnolia ‘Alex’ (Pink) Magnolia

Magnolia

Description: Lovely light pink cup shaped flowers in April fading to white with age. This variety has an upright habit and is ideal for small gardens.

History: Raised by Maurice Foster in Kent.  M. x soulangeana ‘Lennei’ cross with M. sprengeri ‘Diva’

Magnolia Growing Tips: Full sun to part shade lover, best grown in consistently moist, slightly acidic, well-drained soils. Provide sheltered site as buds and flowers may be damaged by cold winds, and late frosts. Shape and size can be controlled by pruning which should be done either immediately after flowering or during late summer.

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 4m x 2m

Attributes

  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Flowering month: April
  • Scented flowers
  • Prefers acid soil
  • Needs well-draining site
  • Prune after flowering

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