Magnolia ‘Aphrodite’ (Red) Magnolia

Magnolia

Description: An upright spreading, small tree, producing goblet shaped magenta red flowers on the bare branches in spring. Flowering freely from a young age.

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.

History: ‘Black Tulip x Deep Purple Dream’ developed by the German Magnolia grower Michael Gottschalk.

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 4m x 3m

Attributes

  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Flowering month: April
  • S Size: Small
  • Prefers acid soil
  • Needs well-draining site
  • Prune after flowering

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