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Magnolia x soulangiana 'Alexandrina' /Alexandria Magnolia

Magnolia x soulangiana 'Alexandrina'  / Magnolia x soulangiana 'Alexandrina'
Among the best of the hybrid selections of saucer magnolias
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Among the best of the hybrid selections of saucer magnolias

Rich color is characteristic of this hybrid selection

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Flower

Typical flowering branch in late winter

Tulip-shaped floral bud just before opening

Flowers in early February in zone 8b

Flowers open in early February on the gulf coast

Young tree in peak of bloom

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Scientific Name: Magnolia x soulangiana 'Alexandrina'
Common Name: Alexandria Magnolia
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 20-30 feet
Spread: 15 - 20 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Pink, Purple
Fruit present: Summer
Fruit color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: This cultivar like the species except that it has a deeper purplish flower which has a more tulip-like shape.