Magnolia, Southern ‘Edith Bogue’
Southern Magnolias are widely used in southern states and are instantly recognizable with their large, thick glossy green leaves and shory fragrant flowers. Edith Bogue Southern Magnolia is possibly the most cold hardy of them all, with its large glossy evergreen leaves and equally large and showy, fragrant white flowers that bloom through the summer in increasing numbers as it matures. Loose and open in appearance when young becoming more denst with maturity. Best planted in full sun and located with protection from winter’s harsh extremes.
Magnolia grandiflora 'Edith Bogue'
Prefers average to moist, well-drained slightly-acidic soil, rich in organic matter. Water regularly during the first growing season to establish a deep root system.
Large, oblong, thick glossy green leaves have a slightly fuzzy, brownish underside.
Large, cup-shaped white flowers; large seed clusters follow with showy red fruit. Fruit is NOT edible.