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Magnolia sargentiana


Sargent's Magnolia




Origin:  Sichuan and Yunnan, China. Discovered in 1869 by Jean Pierre Armand David.
Family
Magnoliaceae
Genus
Magnolia
Species
sargentiana
Category
Woody
Height
8-25 m
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Description and Growing Information
Flowering Period
MarchApril
General Description
This species was previously listed as endangered on the IUCN Red List however, with habitat protection efforts and further research it is now listed as vulnerable.
Landscape
Ornamental.
Cultivation
Moist, acidic soil in full sun, not tolerant of wind and there for should be protected from it.
Habitat
Mixed forests.
Leaf Description
Obovate, thick dark green and glossy with a pale green underside covered in hairs, 10-19 x 10 cm.
Flower Description
Large, 10-12 tepaled pink to purplish-red flowers 15-33 cm in diameter.
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