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botanical name:
Magnolia 'Atlas'
Magnolia 'Atlas' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Magnoliaceae
characteristics: tree, scented/aromatic
height: 12.00m
width: 8.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: rounded
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
Small rounded, deciduous tree. Sparsely produced but very large cup-shaped, fragrant, pale lilac-pink flowers, creamy-white inside, up to 35cm across in mid spring. Flowers from an early age.

Prefers heavy, rich and moist lime free soil in a sheltered position, but quite adaptable. Can be pruned after flowering or in July or August. Tolerant of atmospheric pollution.

other notes:
Hybrid of Magnolia x soulangeana 'Lennei' x Magnolia 'Mark Jury', raised by Felix Jury, New Zealand.

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