Northern Belle Magnolia is a smaller hardy evergreentreewith an upright habit, oval crown, and deep green foliage. Its large sweetly fragrant white flowers bloom in late spring and may repeat in summer. Best color infull sunand moist, slightly-acidic, well-drained soil. Tolerates both drought and wet soils.
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' - 35’
10' - 15'
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.
IMAGES: Plant Image Library from Boston, USA, Magnolia virginiana var. australis (Sweetbay Magnolia) (36415538275), CC BY-SA 2.0, (2) Photo by David J. Stang, Magnolia virginiana var. australis 5zz, CC BY-SA 4.0, (3) 阿橋 HQ, 北美木蘭 Magnolia virginiana [倫敦植物園 Kew Gardens, London]
*As plants have ranges in appearance they may not appear as the images shown.