Magnolia x 'Butterflies'
This magnolia is noted for its non-fading yellow flowers, late vegetative growth, compact pyramidal form and hardiness to both heat and cold.
Best grown in moist, organically rich, well-drained loams in full sun to part shade.
Ornamental, showy flowers. Considered disease resistant.
20' at maturity
15' at maturity
Compact, oval form
Yellow cup to star-shaped flowers (3-4
Dark green leaves up to 8
Brown to gray-brown and smooth when young. Matures to bark that resembles scales.
Cross between M. acuminata (seed parent) and M. denudata (pollen parent).