As beautiful as the Ann Magnolia’s blooms are, it’s a great addition to your landscape even when it’s not in season as the tree maintains an attractive mounded shape all year around! One of our most favorite southern magnolias (aka saucer or lily magnolias) that flourishes in the United States.
Ann Magnolia tree is mostly noted for its compact shrubby habit, slightly fragrant deep reddish purple flowers and early to late spring blooms. The flowering tree is slow-growing, deciduous shrub/small tree. It will typically rise to be over 10-15 feet tall and 8-10 feet wide as a mature tree.
Goblet-shaped flowers are lightly fragrant and may sporadically repeatedly bloom in mid-summer. Purple red flowers appear even during early spring frosts! The flower blossoms have 7-9 petals. Medium green leaves unfurl and turn yellow in fall before shedding for winter.
The Ann Magnolia is best grown in moist, organically rich, acidic, well-drained soil and in full sun to partial shade. This is a late-blooming magnolia that is less apt to suffer frost damage in spring. It is resistant to pests and diseases.
Grows best in USDA growing zones 4-9 and can be grown across most of the United States. Very cold hardy. Be sure to water well the first year of planting to establish a strong root system. A slow release fertilizer at the top of the root ball will help in the early spring growing season.
Shop our Ann Magnolia for sale. Another star magnolia in the Little Girl series is the Jane Magnolia.
- Showy flowers
- Late blooming
- Low maintenance