Lily Magnolia Tree

Lily Magnolia Tree

Lily Magnolia Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Magnolia liliflora
Hardiness Zones:   5 to 8
Growth_Rate:   Moderate
Site Requirements:   Sun; moist well drained soil
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Rounded, shrubby habit
Height:   12 to 15'
Weight:   8 to 12'
Leaf:   4 to 8" alternate, simple dark green leaves; glabrous on underside
Flower/Fruit:   3 to 4" slightly fragrant deep red purple flowers; reddish purple stamens; opens flat; 1 to 2" cylindrical, deep purple to brown fruit in summer
Comments:    Light gray to brown bark; susceptible to powdery mildew
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   Nigra