Daybreak is a good choice as your first Magnolia.
It has relatively large red-pink flowers, which lighten to a pale pink, and have a strong fruity scent.
Flowering is usually in mid-April, making it one of the later-blooming Magnolia varieties. The flowers arrive in advance of the leaves and last for 2-3 weeks. It typically begins flowering from the age of about 2-years, which is much sooner than many Magnolias.
Daybreak is one of the most columnar and upright of Magnolias.
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As with all Magnolias, plant in a sheltered spot, protected from cold winds.
Daybreak was developed by Dr August Kehr of North Carolina, USA, from a cross of Magnolia x brooklynensis 'Woodsman' and (it is thought) Magnolia 'Tina Durio', and introduced in the 1980s.
Illustrative example of a pot-grown tree of this variety as supplied.
Approximate girth: 6/8cm.
Trees should reach their mature height after about 10 or more years.