SPECTACULAR GEM
The Gardener|March 2021
Magnolia grandiflora ‘Little Gem’

Magnolia grandiflora, as its name suggests, is grown around the world as a large and magnificent ornamental tree, known for its glossy leaves with velvety brown undersides as well as the huge white/ivory flowers that are some 25cm across. But most of us just don’t have enough space in our gardens for a tree that in its natural habitat grows in excess of 30m tall. That’s where ‘Little Gem’ comes into the picture, offering all the magnificence of its big daddy species but in a compact package just right for smaller gardens and containers.

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