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Magnolia 'Butterflies'

Zone: 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
Exposure: Light/Bright Shade
Height: Minimum 15 feet , Maximum 30 feet
Width: Minimum 10 feet , Maximum 20 feet
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Savage hybrid of M. acuminata x M. denudata 'Sawada's Cream'. Long awaited, and worth the wait! This deciduous, upright tree, featuring 3-4" deep yellow flowers with 10-16 tepals and red stamens. Blooms young and flowers midspring. Reaching a 10-year height of 15' with less spread; 'Butterflies' forms a 25-30' tree at maturity. It is reported to be hardy below -20oF. US Patent #7456.
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Submitted by Ref: on 11/8/2012 4:24 PM

Lovely rich (the deepest yet!) 3-4"yellow flowers of 10-16 tepals appear on this small tree before the leaves. MedM.acuminata x M.denduata 'Sawada' s Cream', this was bred by Phil Savage. S-PSh/Med PPatent7456


Submitted by Ref: on 11/8/2012 4:24 PM

Maybe the best of the yellow flowering cultivars, it is a small tree with deep yellow goblet flowers. Zone 5.


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Brentano's Tree Farm LLC St. Paul, OR Email now 503-633-8733 Container: 1
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  • Rocky Mountain Nursery Independence, OR Email now 503-838-4222 Container: 1
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  • Sidhu & Sons Nursery Ltd. Mission, BC Email now 604-826-3537 Container: X Liner: X