Magnolia kobus 'Leonard Messel'

Magnolia kobus 'Leonard Messel'

Leonard Messel Magnolia

Regular price $35.00 CAD
Regular price Sale price $35.00 CAD
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Whether or not 'Leonard Messel' is a form of Magnolia kobus, or Magnolia x loebneri, one thing is true. It is a tried and true stalwart worthy of any garden. This frost resistant shrub/small tree is blanketed with fragrant starry pink blooms through early spring. Winner of the RHS Award of Garden Merit



Hardiness Zone:  Zone 5 to Zone 9
Light Requirements: Full Sun to Part Sun
Height: 4.5 m to 6.0 m
Spread: 3.0 m to 4.5 m
Soil Requirements: Evenly moist well drained rich acidic soils
Bloom Time Early to mid spring
Planting Time: Mid Spring to Early Summer
Use: Specimen plant, shrub borders, 
Flower Colour & Shape: Profuse fragrant starry pink blooms composed of 12 narrow tepals, purplish pink on the exterior, pale pinkish white inside.
Foliage: Obovate medium green leaves emerge after bloom, no appreciable fall colour
Benefits: Moderate size, frost resistance, attracts bees, cut flowers

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