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Magnolia You Can Plant & Grow in Illinois

What's not to love about magnolia? There's a big list of reason these beautiful ornamental trees are a top seller at our garden center. Most varieties' blooms have a beautiful scent, the early spring flowers are stunning and their deep rich foliage are stunning from spring to fall. Magnolia trees vary in size and can range from a dwarf ornamental size, around 10 feet at maturity, to a 35 foot plus height. You can choose from varieties that bloom in red, pink, white or yellow.  These hardy plants have a southern gentility and are one of our top selling Mother's Day gifts.

Take a look below at some of the varieties we will be carrying in 2017. Now through April 30th, all Magnolia are 20% off. Shop now for the best selection - these trees sell out fast every spring.

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Waterlily Magnolia - This newer variety is an improved Royal Star cultivar. Its blooms have more petals and are held more upright. Some blooms also have a soft pink blush to them.

Jane Magnolia - The Jane Magnolia is another popular dwarf variety with stunning two tone flowers. The outside of the petals are a brilliant purple-red while the inside of the petals are a bright white. The flowers tend to open later than other varieties and thus avoid frost damage.

Royal Star Magnolia - The Royal Star is a great choice for homeowners looking for a small, lovely accent tree. This magnolia tree has star shaped bright white flowers.

Butterflies Magnolia - The Butterflies Magnolia is a smaller variety that is considered to have the brightest lemony yellow blooms.yellow-magnolia.jpg

Sweetbay Magnolia - The Sweetbay variety is a medium sized variety, about 20 feet tall at maturity. It's pretty creamy white flowers give it a classic southern magnolia "look".annmagnolia.jpg

Ann Magnolia - The Ann Magnolia is a classic and one of the most popular varieties. It stays small, around 10 feet at maturity and features pink blooms.

Yellow Bird Magnolia - The Yellow Bird Magnolia is one of the largest varieties and reaches 40 feet tall.

Savage Splendor Magnolia This new variety features a scarlet red bloom! The large blossoms arrive big and bold each spring. 

Sunsation Magnolia -  The Sunsation blooms slightly later than other varieties, which protects the blooms from frost damage. Look for yellow blooms with a slight pink twinge.

Elizabeth Magnolia - The Elizabeth Magnolia is a larger variety that reaches about 25 feet tall and features a buttery yellow flower in the spring.

Are you planning a landscape project? We can help. Contact our landscape design department here or click here to learn more about our Design on The Fly Service.

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