‘Susan’ Magnolia Hybrid

  • Size

    10-15′ Tall and Wide

  • Light Requirements

    Full sun to part shade

  • Soil and Moisture Requirements

    Moist, rich, well drained soils. Does well in loamy soils

  • Growth Rate

    Slow (less than 1’/year)

  • Season of Interest

    Mid spring, blooms later than other varieties

  • Flower Color


  • Fruit

    Not of interest

  • Fall Color


  • Uses

    ‘Susan’ magnolia is one of the later blooming varieties of magnolias which helps protect the flowers from late frosts. This smaller stature variety can spruce up any entry way. The beautiful pink flowers and a vibrant splash of color in the spring and would make a great addition to a perennial landscape bed. Planting this elegant tree near a window will help give privacy and allows you to enjoy the flowers even when your are inside. If you live near a woodland these trees can also be planted on the outskirts of the forest edge.