• Description

    ‘Galaxy' is a hybrid magnolia (M. liliiflora ‘Nigra’ x M. sprengeri ‘Diva’ which was crossed by the U.S. National Arboretum in 1963 and subsequently introduced into commerce by them in 1980. This is a large, narrow-pyramidal, deciduous single trunk tree with ascending branching. It typically matures over time to 20-30' (infrequently to 40’) tall. Fragrant rose-pink to reddish-purple flowers (each to 6-12” across) bloom in late April to early June. Each flower features up to 12 showy petal-like tepals. Large, ovate, medium green leaves (each to 9" long) appear in whorl-like clusters at the branchlet tips.

    About Galaxy

    Common Name: Magnolia
    Sun Requirement: Full sun to partial shade
    Growth Rate: Medium 6"-12" per year

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