Pot Size: 9cm
Plant Height (Inc. Pot): 20-30cm
Characteristics: Tolerates moderate drought, hardy shrub, rounded bushy habit, goblet shaped purple red flowers, ovate green leaves, perfect for hedges
Growth & Spread: Height 2m - 4m, Spread 1m - 2m
Flourishing Season: Flourishes in spring and summer, blooms in Mar - May
Water & Maintenance: Average watering required, low maintenance shrubs
Magnolia Stellata are early flowering shrubs that bloom stunning flowers profusely in March and April. Susan is a medium-sized variety of Magnolia featuring beautiful purple-red flowers. Its compact and bushy habit makes it a perfect hedging shrub in small gardens. It is an easy to grow plant that turns into a small tree demanding least maintenance and care.
Magnolia Susan look extremely beautiful when it blooms flowers on bare stems at the beginning of early spring. Its goblet shaped purple-red flowers are pleasant and fragrant, blooming slightly before the leaves appear. It features green ovate leaves that act as a stunning backdrop for the flowers. In summer, the entire shrub will be covered in flowers and its leaves will turn golden yellow in autumn.
What a majestic colourful display Magnolia Susan will create! It will mature into a small tree as tall as 4 metres. It will thrive in a moist soil that is well-drained, planted in a sheltered spot in full sunlight. Regular watering will ensure the flowers are large, colourful and energetic. Once established, Magnolia shrub will develop tolerance against drought and will be able cope with some neglect.
Pruning Magnolia is not necessary. You can trim stems to maintain its shape and size. It does not prefer other neighbouring roots around it and also dislike repotting too often. Apply a layer of bark mulch to retain moisture and keep the roots cool.
Magnolia Susan can be grown in large containers but they look their best when raised as a single garden specimen. They are suitable for small gardens and cottage gardens. Use them as flowering borders or hedging in groups. Magnolia Susan is sure to add ornamental floral value to your garden.
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