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Magnolia virginiana

Sweetbay Magnolia
Zone: 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
Exposure: Light/Bright Shade
Plant Category: Shade & Flowering Trees
Height: Minimum 10 feet , Maximum 60 feet
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Also known as Sweet Bay. An exquisite deciduous to semievergreen, shrubby tree of 20-30'. Native to the eastern U.S. where it grows in moist, acidic areas. Beautifully long tapered foliage is glossy, olive-green above, with a glaucous, white color underneath. From June-September, delightfully fragrant, creamy white flowers of waxy substance adorn the branches.
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Submitted by Ref: Plantlust.com on 11/8/2012 4:29 PM

Sweet Bay Magnolia will fill your garden with incredible fragrance for much of the summer. I have seen this tree get to 50' tall in Atlanta but out here in the northwest I have never seen one over 25'. zone 6.

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4 Nurseries Carry This Plant:

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Name City/State Email Phone Prod Type Availability
Harold M. Miller Landscape Nursery Jefferson, OR Email now 503-399-1599 BB: 1
Heritage Seedlings & Liners Inc. Salem, OR Email now 503-585-9835 Bare Root: 2 Container: 2 Liner: 2 Seedling: 2
Northwest Shade Trees LLC Brooks, OR Email now 503-463-1700 BB: 1
Robinson Nursery Inc. McMinnville, OR Email now 877-855-8733 Container: X
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