Magnolia 'Lilac Chalice'
|C12||Height : 90-130 cm|
A shrub or multi-steam small tree with a broad, bushy form. It blooms profusely at the turn of April and May, before leaf development. It has cup-shaped flowers, intensely fragrant. Contrasting petals: dark purple outside, pure white inside. Growth rate is moderate. After 10 years it reaches about 3.5 m high and 3 m wide. Prefers sunny location, sheltered position and fresh, moist, well-drained, fertile, humus soil with slightly acidic. In winter the root system must be protected by covering. All year mulching is preferred. Recommended for small home gardens and parks.