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Magnolia kobus

var. stellata 'Pinkie'


Magnolia Pinkie




Origin:  Originated at the National Arboretum in Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America.
Family
Magnoliaceae
Genus
Magnolia
Species
kobus
Cultivar
'Pinkie'
Category
Woody
Type
Shrub (deciduous)
Variety
stellata
USDA Hardiness Zone
5-9
Canadian Hardiness Zone
6
RHS Hardiness Zone
H3-H7
Temperature (°C)
-23.3- (-1.1)
Temperature (°F)
-10-30
Height
3-4 m
Spread
2-3 m
Photographs
Description and Growing Information
Flowering Period
AprilMayJune
Landscape
Used as a specimen or focal plant.
Cultivation
Prefers well drained, neutral to acid soils and full sun.
Shape
Grows in a dense, compact round shape.
Growth
Medium
Leaf Description
The green, oval leaves are 10-15 cm long.
Flower Description
The large showy flowers are cup-shaped and grows 15-20 cm across. They are pale pink with 6-10 petals.
Notable Specimens
Caerhays Castle, Goran, Cornwall, United Kingdom.
Propagation
Propagated from softwood cuttings, taken in the spring.
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