Butterflies Cucumbertree Magnolia

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Quick Overview

Butterflies Cucumbertree Magnolia is named for its large flowers, which appear as if its pedals where the wings of a bright fluttering butterfly. Homeowners can expect to see these big and fragrant yellow flowers in mid to late spring. Some even attribute the flowers to having a lemony aroma!

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Quick Overview

Why it rocks:

Butterflies Cucumbertree Magnolia is named for its large flowers, which appear as if its pedals where the wings of a bright fluttering butterfly. Homeowners can expect to see these big and fragrant yellow flowers in mid to late spring. Some even attribute the flowers to having a lemony aroma!

Where to put it:

Butterflies Cucumbertree Magnolia will stay moderately small with somewhat pyramidal form, getting to be about 15-20 Ft Tall and about 10-15 Ft Wide. Butterflies Magnolia’s unique form along with its beautiful scented flowers make it an excellent choice for adding some welcoming charm to the front of the home. Another ideal option is to place it near a patio or deck to provide screening and some shade. To best appreciate its flowers, plant this tree in a sunny location.

What it needs:

Butterflies Cucumbertree Magnolia is tolerant of both heat and cold and does best where it will get about 6-8 hours of sun. Be sure to follow our watering guidelines for the first few growing seasons until the tree’s root system is well established.

Specs

Specs
Botanical Name Magnolia acuminata x Butterflies
Hardiness Zone 5
Tree Type Ornamental & Flowering
Size Range Small Tree (15-25 feet)
Mature Height 20'
Mature Spread 15'
Shape Upright Rounded
Foliage Color Medium Green
Fall Color Brown/Copper
Flower Color Yellow
Decorative Fruit None
Landscape Uses Near Patio/Sidewalk, Privacy/Screening, Ornamental/Flowering
Growth Rate Moderate
Plant Tolerance Very Adaptable
Standout Feature Large Fragrant Flowers, Yellow Flower Color, Upright Round Form