Native to China, this magnolia is also grown and planted in the United States for its large, beautiful flowers. Trees grow up to 15 m tall and produce fragrant white flowers 10-15 cm diameter from early to late spring. This species has been cultivated in China for at least 1,000 years.
- Planted as an ornamental, growing in full sun to part shade.
- Growth Habit:
- Deciduous tree, growing up to 15 m tall.
- Bloom Time:
- Early spring.
- Presence in US:
- DC MD NY