Southern Magnolia

Magnolia grandiflora

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  • Southern Magnolia | Southern Magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora) bloom. Photo: David hill
  • Southern Magnolia | Southern Magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora) bloom. Photo: David hill
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Basic Information

Order

Magnoliales

Family

Magnoliaceae

Size

70 - 100 ft

Leaf Color

Green

Leaf Arrangement

Alternate

Leaf Complexity

Simple

Leaf Shape

Elliptical

Blooming Season

Spring

Bloom Color

White

Attracts

Wildlife, Butterflies

Southern Magnolia Habitat

Southern Magnolias (Magnolia grandiflora) thrive in the rich porous soil of the coastal lowlands in the Deep South. They do best in humid part shade environments where they can get plenty of water.

Southern Magnolia Facts

Southern Magnolias (Magnolia grandiflora) are beautiful evergreen trees of the Deep South. They have showy white fragrant blooms. They are very popular for ornamental use for landscaping the south. Its wood is heavy and strong and is often used commercially to build furniture.

Southern Magnolia Distribution



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