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The huge range of magnolia are big favourites of mine, dating back to prehistoric times magnolias are amongst one of the earliest known flowering plants.
At Big Plant Nursery we grow and stock a choice range of magnolia from the evergreen Magnolia grandiflora and it's types to the semi evergreen Magnolia virginiana and of course the showy flowers of the decidous magnolias.
Ranging from small trees down to medium sized shrubs there is usually a magnolia for any garden. I hope you enjoy looking at the Magnolias we offer, a selection of both well known varieties plus some rarely seen forms with flower colours from deep purple black to pale whites and vibrant yellows.
Cornus kousa 'Teutonia'
Flowering Japanese Dogwood
Cornus kousa, the well-known flowering Japanese dogwood, is wonderful hardy shrub-like small tree. Suitable for growing in the warmer gardens throughout the UK. The outstanding feature of the flowering dogwoods is their showy four-petaled flowers...
Magnolia 'Amethyst Flame'
A rare and beautiful compact hybrid of M.liliiflora x M.'Vulcan' that will flower from a young age with a shrub like growth habit with upright growing branches. Produces stunning magenta-violet flowers in the spring which are followed by dark green, ...
Magnolia 'Aurora' An unusual and beautiful cross between M. 'Star Wars' and M. sorgentiana var. robusta. Large, rich deep-pink flowers adorn the plant from a young age, usually the second or third year from planting. A beautiful columnar tree wit...
Magnolia 'Big Dude'
Magnolia 'Big Dude' 'Big Dude' indeed - huge flowers which are reddish-purple on the outside with white on the inside, fading to rose-pink and sweetly fragranced too. This is a large deciduous and hardy shrub/small tree which prefers a sheltered po...
Magnolia 'Black Beauty'
Magnolia 'Black Beauty' An excellent late-flowering Magnolia boasting striking near-black tulip-like flowers. This is one of the darkest flowering Magnolias and you can expect a stunning display during April and May. Requires a sheltered spot in a ...
Magnolia 'Heaven Scent'
Magnolia 'Heaven Scent' A spreading tree with glossy, mid-green leaves and goblet-shaped, pink flowers outside and white inside, produced from mid-spring to early summer. Height 10m. Spread 10m. Flower colour Pink. Flowers from April to June. Deciduo...
Magnolia 'Hot Lips'
A striking Magnolia boasting voluptuous pink flowers with a rich maroon midrib, getting darker towards the flower base. Flowers are followed by large ovate, rich green leaves. Click here to see all Magnolia Click here to see all Shrubs & Tre...
Magnolia 'Peachy' The flower of this hybrid magnolia is an exquisite creamy orange colour, with darker base, large and fragrant. It has a fairly fastigate habit making it an excellent specimen for a smaller garden. Green, ovate deciduous leaves...
Magnolia 'Sunsation' A cross between M. Brooklynensis and M. Elizabeth, having gorgeous goblet shaped golden yellow flowers with a hint of pink in April/May. Large green ovate, deciduous leaves, Sunsation has a spreading habit eventually possibly r...
Magnolia 'Vulcan' (M.liliiflora 'Nigra' x M. campbellii subsp. mollicomata 'Lanarth') A very sought after hybrid, 'Vulcan' has wonderful goblet shaped flowers in shades of light purple to a rich puple red, making a beautiful floral display in spring....
Magnolia loebneri 'Leonard Messel'
A rounded shrub/small tree that is covered in very pale pink, lilac flowers in spring before the green, ovate leaves emerge. The flowers are lightly scented and very pretty with up to 12 narrow petals. Can be grown as a shrub or small tree in a she...
Magnolia stellata 'Rosea'
'Rosea' is a pink variety of Magnolia stellata, with pink buds opening into very pretty pale pink star-like flowers giving a beautiful, romantic display in spring. Small compared to the other varieties, reaching only 2.5m after 20 years, this is an...