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Magnolia

'Apollo'


Apollo Magnolia




Origin:  Originated in New Zealand.
Family
Magnoliaceae
Genus
Magnolia
Cultivar
'Apollo'
Category
Woody
Type
Shrub (deciduous)
USDA Hardiness Zone
6a-9b
Canadian Hardiness Zone
7
RHS Hardiness Zone
H3-H7
Temperature (°C)
-23.3- (-1.1)
Temperature (°F)
-10-30
Height
4-8 m
Spread
4-8 m
Photographs
Description and Growing Information
Flowering Period
MarchApril
Landscape
Commonly used as a specimen plant or used for the bright colour.
Cultivation
Prefers well drained, neutral to acid soils in full sun.
Growth
Medium
Leaf Description
The green, oval leaves are 10-15 cm long.
Flower Description
The star-shaped flowers features 9-12 petals and grows 20 cm across. The flowers are pale pink on the inside and bright, darker pink on the outside.
Notable Specimens
Caerhays Castle, Goran, Cornwall, United Kingdom. Lanhydrock House and Garden, Bodmin, Cornwall, United Kingdom.
Propagation
Propagated by softwood cuttings taken in late spring to early summer.
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