Magnolia ‘Lemon Star’ (Yellow) Magnolia

Magnolia

M. acuminata x M.’Norman Gould’

Description: Green yellow flowers become more yellow when they open, fading to creamy-white, with good autumn colour.

History: A cross made by Dr. August Kehr 1992, cultivated and selected by Philippe de Spoelberch.

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

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

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