Susan Magnolia

Magnolia x soulangeana ‘Susan’

An upright deciduous shrub that has goblet shaped pink flowers in early spring. It is a showy shrub that will add interest to any landscape. The flowers are dark pink on the outside with paler pink stripes down the center. The dark red to purple buds are also attractive. The leaves emerge just after the flowers bloom.

Zones: Hardy from zone 4 to 8
Leaf Description: Obovate, medium green
Flower Description: Dark pink on outside, lighter pink on inside, narrowly goblet shaped
Mature Height: 10-12 feet
Mature Spread: 10-12 feet
Growth Rate: Slow
Habit: Deciduous shrub, upright
Light Requirements: Full sun to partial shade
Soil Tolerances: Moist but well drained