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Magnolia grandiflora



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Magnolia grandiflora
Southern magnolia

A large pyramidal to rounded evergreen tree native to the Southeast, with large and highly glossy leaves and showy, white and fragrant flowers.

Habit:formal and narrow pyramidal in youth gradually widening to broad pyramidal, rounded pyramidal and rounded
Size:60-80' high
Color:Dark glossy green
Texture:Coarse in all seasons
Hardiness:Zone 7a to 8a USDA, depending upon selection
Habitat:North Carolina - Florida - Texas
Family:Magnoliaceae

 
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