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botanical name:
Magnolia 'Caerhays Surprise'
Magnolia 'Caerhays Surprise' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Magnoliaceae
characteristics: tree, scented/aromatic
height: 12.00m
width: 8.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: broad headed
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
stem/bark: grey
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
Very attractive, large star-shaped flowers with narrow lilac-pink tepals, opening from deep red-purple buds in spring. Free flowering, even on young trees.

Prefers humus-rich, neutral to acid soil in a sunny but sheltered position.

Woodland garden.

other notes:
Hybrid of Magnolia cambellii ssp. mollicomata x Magnolia lilliflora 'Nigra'..
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