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Magnolia 'Galaxy' (Magnolia 'Galaxy')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
12m
Max height
8m
Max spread
10-20 Years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Magnolia 'Galaxy'

Other names

Magnolia 'Galaxy'

Genus

Magnolia Magnolia

Variety or Cultivar

'Galaxy' _ 'Galaxy' is a small, conical, deciduous tree, grown for its large, purple-pink flowers that open on bare stems from darker buds in spring.


Magnolia 'Galaxy' is: Deciduous

Tree shape

Narrowly conical

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Purple, Purplish-pink in Spring

Foliage

Dark-green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Capsid bug , Horse chestnut scale , Snails Capsid bug , Horse chestnut scale , Snails

Diseases

Generally disease-free

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings, Softwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Magnolia 'Galaxy' (Magnolia 'Galaxy') will reach a height of 12m and a spread of 8m after 10-20 Years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, City, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Plant in moist, humus-rich soil. Some protection may be needed from late winter frosts.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Magnolia 'Galaxy'

Other names

Magnolia 'Galaxy'

Genus

Magnolia Magnolia

Variety or Cultivar

'Galaxy' _ 'Galaxy' is a small, conical, deciduous tree, grown for its large, purple-pink flowers that open on bare stems from darker buds in spring.

Foliage

Deciduous

Tree shape

Narrowly conical

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Purple, Purplish-pink in Spring

Foliage

Dark-green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Capsid bug , Horse chestnut scale , Snails

Diseases

Generally disease-free

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings, Softwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Magnolia 'Galaxy' (Magnolia 'Galaxy') will reach a height of 12m and a spread of 8m after 10-20 Years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, City, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Plant in moist, humus-rich soil. Some protection may be needed from late winter frosts.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4

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