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Magnolia grandiflora 'Kay Parris'/Kay Parris Southern Magnolia

Magnolia grandiflora 'Kay Parris' / Magnolia grandiflora 'Kay Parris'
Tree an upright, columnar grower
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Tree an upright, columnar grower

Underside of leaves and covering of flower buds a rich velvety-brown

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Scientific Name: Magnolia grandiflora 'Kay Parris'
Common Name: Kay Parris Southern Magnolia
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 30-50 feet
Spread: 20- 30 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Landscape Categories: Deer Resistant-Tolerant Plants
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Comments: Believed to be a hybrid and that Little Gem magnolia is one of its parents. More cold tolerant than most others. It flowers for many weeks. The foliage with a wavy edge and is velvety-brown underneath. Deer and drought tolerant and can stand high humidity and temperature.