Plant Catalog - MAGNOLIA G DD BLANCHARD
MAGNOLIA G DD BLANCHARD
Magnolia grandiflora 'D.D. Blanchard'
D.D. Blanchard Southern Magnolia
An evergreen tree with a pyramidal form. Large, broad leaves are dark green and glossy with fuzzy, rusty-orange undersides. In early summer, fragrant flowers emerge from velvety buds. Flowers are huge, white, and cup-shaped. Seedy, cone-like fruits mature in fall. Attracts birds.
USDA zones: 7 - 9
Sunset zones: 7 - 12, 14 - 24; H1, H2
Mature size: 50 feet high and 25 - 35 feet wide
Light needs: full sun
Water needs: moderate to regular water