Magnolia ‘Aphrodite’ 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.

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

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 3m

Attributes

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

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