Magnolia 'Sunsation'

Magnolia 'Sunsation'


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This second generation yellow Magnolia came on the scene in 2000. It is an offspring of 'Elizabeth', but brings a warm blend of colour to the world of Magnolias. This relatively narrow pyramidal tree produces lightly fragrant, large chalice shaped yellow flowers blushed with pink. Sunsation's display begins as upright chartreuse buds in mid spring, and may last for up to six weeks.


Hardiness Zone:  Zone 5 to Zone 9
Light Requirements: Full Sun to Part Shade
Height: 6.0 m to 9.0 m
Spread: 2.4 m to 3.0 m
Soil Requirements: Evenly moist well drained rich acidic soils
Bloom Time Mid to late spring
Planting Time: Mid spring to early summer
Use: Specimen tree, fragrance garden, pollinator garden
Flower Colour & Shape: Chalice shaped, lightly fragrant yellow flowers, blushed with rose 
Foliage: Large ovate mid green leaves, turn yellow bronze in fall
Benefits: Late season bloom, attracts bees

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