Magnolia x 'Butterflies'

Magnolia Butterflies

Categories: Flowering/Ornamental Trees

Lovely and hardy Magnolia hybrid from Phil Savage produces an abundance of yellow spring blossoms that perch like butterflies on its branches. 


More About Magnolia x 'Butterflies'

  • a nice yellow selection
  • Blooms well(every year) in East Thetford, VT zone 4b

These blooms appear before the leaves and are one of the thrills of spring. Magnolia 'Butterflies' matures to a large specimen with time. 


Height:

12-25 ft

Spread:

8-12 ft

Hardiness Zone:

4-8

Magnolia x 'Butterflies' Characteristics

Attributes

  • Fragrant
  • Specimen

Exposure

  • Sun Tolerant
  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Early Spring

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • All Season

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Average
  • Needs well drained soil

Bloom Time

  • Early season

Flower Color

  • Yellow

Habit

  • Upright
  • Upright, rounded
  • Pyramidal