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Magnolia x soulangeana 'Lennei' (Saucer magnolia 'Lennei')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
8m
Max height
4m
Max spread
20-50 Years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Magnolia x soulangeana 'Lennei'

Other names

Saucer magnolia 'Lennei'

Genus

Magnolia Magnolia

Variety or Cultivar

'Lennei' _ 'Lennei' is a large, fast-growing deciduous shrub or tree with large ovate leaves and distinctive goblet-shaped flowers which are deep rose-purple outside and white inside.


Magnolia x soulangeana 'Lennei' is: Deciduous

Fragrance

Flower

Habit

Upright

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Purple, White in Spring

Foliage

Green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

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

Diseases

Generally disease free.

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Magnolia x soulangeana 'Lennei' (Saucer magnolia 'Lennei') will reach a height of 8m and a spread of 4m after 20-50 Years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, City, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Low Maintenance, Containers, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Plant in moist, humus-rich soil. 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), Tender in frost (H3)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Magnolia x soulangeana 'Lennei'

Other names

Saucer magnolia 'Lennei'

Genus

Magnolia Magnolia

Variety or Cultivar

'Lennei' _ 'Lennei' is a large, fast-growing deciduous shrub or tree with large ovate leaves and distinctive goblet-shaped flowers which are deep rose-purple outside and white inside.

Foliage

Deciduous

Fragrance

Flower

Habit

Upright

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Purple, White in Spring

Foliage

Green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Capsid bug , Horse chestnut scale

Diseases

Generally disease free.

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Magnolia x soulangeana 'Lennei' (Saucer magnolia 'Lennei') will reach a height of 8m and a spread of 4m after 20-50 Years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, City, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Low Maintenance, Containers, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Plant in moist, humus-rich soil. 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), Tender in frost (H3)

USDA zones

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

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Magnolia Dying?

My magnolia flowered beautifully this spring, once the flowers died off the leaves started to come but stopped it looks like it is dying. There is no sign of any pests on it. It has been in the… read more

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