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Galaxy

Galaxy magnolia blossom

Galaxy is a modern hybrid Magnolia with lightly fragrant purple-pink tulip-shaped flowers.

It is a bit more "tree-like" than some Magnolias, with a strong central stem which remains fairly dominant.

Galaxy magnolia for sale

  • 3-year pot-grown tree £59.95
    In a 12L pot
    Medium size (2.5m-3.5m after 10 years)
Pre-ordering
You can pre-order now for delivery from late August / early September 2021 for pot grown trees (or late November / early December for bare-root). You do not need to pay at this stage - just add items to the basket and checkout as usual.

History

Galaxy was raised at the US National Arboretum in the 1960s. It is a cross between Magnolia liliiflora 'Nigra' and Magnolia sprengeri 'Diva'.

Galaxy characteristics

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • AwardsRHS Award of Garden Merit
  • Attractive featuresAttractive flowersScented flowers
  • Growth habitUpright-spreading
  • Height after 10 years3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
  • SunlightPrefers full sun
  • PruningLight prune
  • Growth rateFast
  • Site conditionsSheltered siteFree-draining site
  • Flower colourPink - dark
  • Flower formSemi-double flower (10-20 petals)
  • Flowering monthApril
  • Leaf colourGreen
  • Country of originUnited States
  • Annual cycleDeciduous

Similar varieties

  • See also Spectrum
    Magnolia
    Spectrum
    This upright hybrid Magnolia features dark pink tulip-shaped flowers.