Magnolia x loebneri 'Merrill' (multi-stem)

White-flowered Loebner Magnolia

Category: Deciduous, Flowering | Size: Small | Hardiness Zones: 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 , 8 | Fall Color: Yellow | Growth Rate: Medium
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Merrill Loebner Magnolia (Magnolia loebneri Merrill) is a superlative small, flowering tree. Stunning in bloom; vibrant and trouble free through the growing season. Ghostly gray bark and furry flower buds provide winter interest. Its brilliant white flowers are one of the harbingers of spring, appearing as early as mid-February to mid-March (in zone 7).

Category: Small flowering tree; deciduous
Hardiness: 4 to 8
Foliage: Clean medium green
Fall Color: Yellowish
Flower: Merrill Loebner Magnolia has brilliant white, fragrant, abundant flowers
Bark: Attractive; smooth and gray
Winter Interest: Large, 1" tall, furry flower buds - see picture at left
Texture: Gracefully bold
Shape: Broad round
Mature Size: 25' tall by 30' wide
Growth Rate: Medium
Adaptability: Magnolia loebneri Merrill likes rich, moist, well-drained, acid soils; heat tolerant