Moonglow Sweet Bay Magnolia is a narrow semi-evergreentreewith heavy blooms large fragrant cup shaped white flowers in summer. The rippled leathery leaves are a glossy dark green year round with brown undersides. Best color infull sunand moist, slightly-acidic, well-drained soil.
Magnolia virginiana is a host plant for the Tiger, Spicebush, and Palamedes Swallowtail butterflies as well as the Sweetbay Silkmoth. The seeds, sap, and nectar of attracts pollinators and small mammals as well.
20' - 25’
7' - 18'
USDA Hardiness Zone:
4 - 9
Full Sun, Part Sun
Season of Interest:
MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low Maintenance. Regular water in first year.
LANDSCAPE USES:Specimen or Group Plantings, Borders, Woodland Gardens, Privacy Screen, and Foundation Plantings.