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Magnolia 'Susan' /Susan Magnolia

Magnolia 'Susan'  / Magnolia 'Susan'
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Open flower in late winter

Flower with fully expanded petals and emerging foliage

Profile of a Susan magnolia

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Scientific Name: Magnolia 'Susan'
Common Name: Susan Magnolia
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 8-10 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Pink, Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Plants with Fragrance
Comments: Later blooming with fuchsia colored, fragrant flowers and is another of the "Little Girl" varieties of magnolias. Because of its compact, shrubby habit of growth it is considered a small shrub and a small tree by others.