Lily Magnolia, Mulan magnolia, Tulip Magnolia
Magnolia liliiflora

Family: Magnoliaceae
Genus: Magnolia (mag-NO-lee-a) (Info)
Species: liliiflora (lil-lee-ih-FLOR-uh) (Info)

Category:

Shrubs

Trees

Foliage Color:

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Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

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Where to Grow:

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Height:

12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Spacing:

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Hardiness:

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Sun Exposure:

Light Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Purple

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:

Deciduous

Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

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Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

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Seed Collecting:

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Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Gadsden, Alabama

Jacksonville, Alabama

Eureka, California

Fresno, California

Rancho Palos Verdes, California

Redwood City, California

Colbert, Georgia

West Plains, Missouri

Winston Salem, North Carolina

Batavia, Ohio

West Chester, Pennsylvania

Lexington, South Carolina

Lake Jackson, Texas

Mont Belvieu, Texas

Port Ludlow, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Apr 22, 2014, Magic_Physicist from Port Ludlow, WA wrote:

I planted one out next to my creek about 20 years ago and it looks great every year.

I never feed it or water it and just planted it in some potting soil and the regular soil that was in that spot (nothing special)

It starts blooming here mid-April and has nice large sized purple tulips and blooms until mid-May and then starts filling in with large darker green leaves.

I do take cuttings in early February

They do get wider than taller over the years.

Mine is about 7 feet tall and 10 feet wide right now.

Unlike the white tulip Magnolia that is the opposite in height and width (I have one of those too and it is about 40 feet tall and about8 feet wide)

Smell sweet too.

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Positive

On Dec 28, 2013, ilovejesus99 from Baytown, TX (Zone 9b) wrote:

I absolutely love this tree. Once it got established it has bloomed Spring and Fall. It doesn't have as many blooms in the Fall but just as beautiful.