Plant Catalog - MAGNOLIA G SAMUEL SOMMER
MAGNOLIA G SAMUEL SOMMER
Magnolia grandiflora 'Samuel Sommer'
Samuel Sommer Southern Magnolia
An evergreen tree with a round, oval form. Broad leaves are dark green and glossy with fuzzy, rusty-brown undersides. In summer, fragrant flowers emerge from velvety buds. Flowers are large, white, and cup-shaped. Seedy, cone-like fruits mature in fall. Attracts birds.
USDA zones: 7 - 9
Sunset zones: 4 - 12, 14 - 24; H1, H2
Mature size: 30 - 40 feet high and 20 - 30 feet wide
Light needs: full sun
Water needs: moderate to regular water