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Magnolia 'Butterflies'

Butterflies Magnolia
Zone: 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
Exposure: Light/Bright Shade
Plant Category: Shade & Flowering Trees
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: Plantlust.com on 11/8/2012 4:29 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

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Submitted by Ref: Plantlust.com on 11/8/2012 4:29 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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7 Nurseries Carry This Plant:

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Name City/State Email Phone Prod Type Availability
Alpha Nursery Inc. Salem, OR Email now 503-390-1286 Container: X
Blue Heron Farm Corvallis, OR Email now 541-754-4224 Container: 1
Ekstrom Nursery Inc. Gresham, OR Email now 503-663-4035 BB: X Container: X
Heritage Seedlings & Liners Inc. Salem, OR Email now 503-585-9835 Container: 3 Liner: 3
Northwest Shade Trees LLC Brooks, OR Email now 503-463-1700 BB: X
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  • Rigert Shade Trees Hillsboro, OR Email now 503-649-8024 BB: 1
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  • Sobella Nursery Damascus, OR Email now 503-454-0789 BB: X Container: X