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

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

Plant details

Botanical name

Magnolia x soulangeana 'Lennei Alba'

Other names

Saucer magnolia 'Lennei Alba'

Genus

Magnolia Magnolia

Variety or Cultivar

'Lennei Alba' _ 'Lennei Alba' is a large deciduous shrub of spreading habit, grown for its large, white, fragrant, cup-shaped flowers on bare stems in spring.


Magnolia x soulangeana 'Lennei Alba' is: Deciduous

Fragrance

Flower

Habit

Spreading

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

White in Spring

Foliage

Green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Scale insects Scale insects

Coral spot , Honey fungus Coral spot , Honey fungus

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings, Softwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Magnolia x soulangeana 'Lennei Alba' (Saucer magnolia 'Lennei Alba') will reach a height of 8m and a spread of 8m after 10-20 Years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, City, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, 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

Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

Hardiness

Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)

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Botanical name

Magnolia x soulangeana 'Lennei Alba'

Other names

Saucer magnolia 'Lennei Alba'

Genus

Magnolia Magnolia

Variety or Cultivar

'Lennei Alba' _ 'Lennei Alba' is a large deciduous shrub of spreading habit, grown for its large, white, fragrant, cup-shaped flowers on bare stems in spring.

Foliage

Deciduous

Fragrance

Flower

Habit

Spreading

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

White in Spring

Foliage

Green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Scale insects

Specific diseases

Coral spot , Honey fungus

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings, Softwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Magnolia x soulangeana 'Lennei Alba' (Saucer magnolia 'Lennei Alba') will reach a height of 8m and a spread of 8m after 10-20 Years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, City, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, 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

Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

Hardiness

Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)

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