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Magnolia grandiflora 'Little Gem'

Magnolia - Southern

'Little Gem' Southern Magnolia is a compact cultivar of our stately native evergreen Magnolia grandiflora.  The habit is tight and compact, with large lustrous dark green leaves which have a fuzzy brown indumentum on the undersides.  The large white flowers are fragrant and appear intermittently from late May through July.  Magnolia grandiflora 'Little Gem' needs to be planted in a sheltered location, with particular protection from the winter winds.

Height

20 Feet

Spread

10 Feet

Bloom Color

White

USDA Hardiness Zone

7
Characteristics & Attributes
Attributes
Cut Branches
Deer Resistant
Evergreen
Fragrant - Flower
Fruit - Ornamental
Habit: Compact
Native
Repeat Bloom
Winter Interest
Foliage
Soil Conditions
Average
Moist
Bloom Time
Summer
Exposure
Partial Shade/Shade Tolerant
Sun
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Pollinators
Tolerance
Salt Tolerant
Tree Type
Evergreen
Ornamental (<30')
Foliage Color
Green
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