Magnolia virginiana &
Magnolia virginiana &

Magnolia virginiana 'Jim Wilson' PP12,065

Moonglow® Sweet Bay Magnolia

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The Moonglow® Sweet Bay Magnolia, also known as Magnolia virginiana 'Jim Wilson', is a cultivar of the Sweet Bay Magnolia tree. It is a popular choice for landscapes and gardens due to its attractive foliage, fragrant flowers, and compact size.

  1. Size: The Moonglow® Sweet Bay Magnolia is a small to medium-sized tree that typically reaches a height of 15-30 feet and a spread of 10-20 feet. It has a pyramidal to rounded crown.

  2. Leaves: The leaves of the Moonglow® Sweet Bay Magnolia are dark green, glossy, and oblong in shape. They have a leathery texture and emit a pleasant fragrance when crushed. The leaves are evergreen in warmer climates but may turn yellow or brown in colder regions.

  3. Flowers: The Moonglow® Sweet Bay Magnolia produces creamy white, fragrant flowers that have a lemony scent. The flowers are cup-shaped and appear in late spring to early summer. They attract pollinators such as bees and butterflies.




SE N. American Coast: GA Native


20' - 25’


7' - 18'



USDA Hardiness Zone: 

4 - 9


Full SunPart Sun

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MAINTENANCE NEEDS:  Low Maintenance. Regular water in first year.

LANDSCAPE USES: Specimen or Group Plantings, BordersWoodland GardensPrivacy Screen, and Foundation Plantings.

COMPANION PLANTS: Gibraltar AzaleaOakleaf Hydrangea, Gardenia Radicans

IMAGE: Photo by David J. Stang, Magnolia virginiana Moonglow 1zzCC BY-SA 4.0

Photo by David J. Stang, Magnolia virginiana Moonglow 0zzCC BY-SA 4.0

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