Magnolia ‘Tina Durio’ (White) Magnolia

Magnolia

M. x soulangeana ‘Lennei Alba’ x M. x veitchii

Description: A vigorous, fast growing tree producing huge, fragrant, white cup and saucer shaped, pure white flowers with a hint of pink at the base.

History: Bred by Todd Gresham, and named in 1984 by Ken Durio of Louisiana Nurseries, Opelousas, after his daughter.

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

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

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