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Magnolia x soulangeana

'Rustica Rubra'


Rustic Red Magnolia




Origin:  A Dutch clone originating in Boskoop, The Netherlands at the end of the nineteenth century when open-pollinated seedlings of Magnolia x soulangeana 'Lennei' came into flower.
Family
Magnoliaceae
Genus
Magnolia
Species
x soulangeana
Cultivar
'Rustica Rubra'
Category
Woody
Type
Tree (deciduous)
Pronunciation
USDA Hardiness Zone
5
Canadian Hardiness Zone
4a - 6a
RHS Hardiness Zone
H6
Temperature (°C)
-26 -(-23)
Temperature (°F)
-15 -(-10)
Height
5 m
Spread
5 m
Photographs
Description and Growing Information
Flowering Period
May
Growth
Fast
Habitat
Horticultural origin.
Flower Description
Goblet, to quite rounded, rich, reddish purple blooms that are pink-white internally. Flowering mid-season when compared to M. x soulangeana.
Propagation
Softwood cuttings may be taken in early summer and rooted under mist and bottom heat. Layering of low branches in early spring.
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