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Trees, Shrubs and Conifers: Rare magnolia blooms!

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Coushatta, LA

January 28, 2013
7:51 PM

Post #9400788

After a five year wait my Magnolia maclurei bloomed this winter. I took these pics today.

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Decatur, GA
(Zone 7b)

January 28, 2013
8:11 PM

Post #9400816

How nice. Wish I could get a wiff.
Coushatta, LA

January 28, 2013
8:20 PM

Post #9400830

It didn't have much of a smell. A little like M. grandiflora but weaker.
Decatur, GA
(Zone 7b)

January 29, 2013
7:27 AM

Post #9401153

So much for that. I read that their fragrance was sweet and strong. The blooms are beautiful.


Beautiful, BC
(Zone 9b)

January 29, 2013
10:12 AM

Post #9401307

cowpea123, it'd be great if you could add your pics to plantfiles:
Nice bloom. Shame it's a bit weak. Maybe it'll get a bit stronger with age.


Scott County, KY
(Zone 5b)

January 29, 2013
12:34 PM

Post #9401456

Nicely done!

Seconding growin's sentiment, and adding: take images of the whole plant, as well as details of leaves, stems, buds, etc. for the "full monty" of this rare plant.

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