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Magnolia liliflora 'Nigra'Magnolia x soulangeana 'Nigra', Black Lily Magnolia

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Awarded an RHS Award of Garden Merit

Well suited to smaller gardens

Tulip-shaped flowers are deep reddish-purple

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Height Up to 400cm (157.5in)
Spread Up to 250cm (98.4in)

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cottage gardenslow maintenance gardenspecimen plantwoodland garden

Sun or semi shade

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Description
With its upright, bushy habit, Magnolia liliiflora 'Nigra' is a compact variety that is well suited to smaller gardens. Flowering from late spring, the narrow, tulip-shaped flowers are deep reddish-purple with paler pink interiors. The deciduous, dark green foliage makes a handsome backdrop for its dramatic blooms, which continue sporadically right through to autumn. Magnolia liliiflora 'Nigra' makes a lovely specimen shrub for woodland edges, cottage gardens and low maintenance planting schemes. This impressive Magnolia has been awarded a coveted RHS Award of Garden Merit. Height: 4m (13’). Spread: 2.5m (8’).

Plant height and spread is seasonal therefore we list by pot size rather than a defined plant size. The height and spread of the plant delivered will vary depending on the season, meaning arrival images are an indication only.

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2 x 12 Litre Potted Plants (TKA3237)

1 x 12 Litre Potted Plant (KA3236)

1 x 9cm Potted Plant (KB1257)

1 x 35 Litre Potted Plant (KF6821)

1 x 3 Litre Potted Plant (KF2289)

1 x 7.5 Litre Potted Plant (KC3386)

How to Grow
Plant magnolias in a sunny or semi shaded position with protection from cold winds and hard spring frosts. Magnolias prefer a rich, moist, well drained, acid to neutral soil. Incorporate plenty of well rotted manure or garden compost to improve the soil prior to planting, mixing it thoroughly and deeply. Magnolia plants establish quicker when their roots are shaded. Following planting, apply a mulch of rotted bark chips, manure or garden compost, taking care not to mound it around the stem of the plant.
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Water regularly throughout the growing season until young magnolias are fully established. In spring, apply a mulch of well rotted bark chips or garden compost to the base of the plant. Magnolias require little pruning other than to maintain their shape and remove damaged stems or crossing stems.
Delivery

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £6.99.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £7.99 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.

Please see our Delivery page for further details, and more information on different charges that may apply to certain destinations.

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