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Magnolia 'Porcelain Dove' (Magnolia 'Porcelain Dove')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
4m
Max height
3m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Magnolia 'Porcelain Dove'

Other names

Magnolia 'Porcelain Dove'

Genus

Magnolia Magnolia

Variety or Cultivar

'Porcelain Dove' _ 'Porcelain Dove' is an upright to rounded, semi-evergreen shrub or small tree with ovate to elliptic, glossy, dark green leaves and, from late spring into summer, large, fragrant, deeply cup-shaped, white flowers with green tepals and pink stamens.


Magnolia 'Porcelain Dove' is: Deciduous

Fragrance

Flowers.

Habit

Rounded, Upright

Flower

White in Spring; White in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

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

Coral spot , Grey mould , Honey fungus , Leaf spot , Virus Coral spot , Grey mould , Honey fungus , Leaf spot , Virus

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings, Softwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Magnolia 'Porcelain Dove' (Magnolia 'Porcelain Dove') will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 3m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, City, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Woodland, Containers, Flower Arranging

Cultivation

Grow in humus-rich, moist but well-drained, acid to neutral soil in full sun or partial shade with shelter from cold, drying winds. Some protection may be needed from late winter frosts.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

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 'Porcelain Dove'

Other names

Magnolia 'Porcelain Dove'

Genus

Magnolia Magnolia

Variety or Cultivar

'Porcelain Dove' _ 'Porcelain Dove' is an upright to rounded, semi-evergreen shrub or small tree with ovate to elliptic, glossy, dark green leaves and, from late spring into summer, large, fragrant, deeply cup-shaped, white flowers with green tepals and pink stamens.

Native to

Garden origin

Foliage

Deciduous

Fragrance

Flowers.

Habit

Rounded, Upright


Colour

Flower

White in Spring; White in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Capsid bug , Horse chestnut scale , Snails

Specific diseases

Coral spot , Grey mould , Honey fungus , Leaf spot , Virus

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings, Softwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Magnolia 'Porcelain Dove' (Magnolia 'Porcelain Dove') will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 3m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, City, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Woodland, Containers, Flower Arranging

Cultivation

Grow in humus-rich, moist but well-drained, acid to neutral soil in full sun or partial shade with shelter from cold, drying winds. Some protection may be needed from late winter frosts.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

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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