Magnolia Galaxy

  • Flowering month: April
  • Flowering season: Mid-season
  • Flower colour: Pink - dark

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

Galaxy trees for sale

Item
Height in 10 years
Price inc. VAT
Quantity
3-year Galaxy tree - in a 12L pot
2.5m-3.5m tall after 10 years
£49.95
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Galaxy characteristics

Growing

  • Attractive features: Attractive flowers Scented flowers
  • Height 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
  • Growth habit: Upright-spreading
  • Growth rate: Fast
  • Vigour: Slightly large
  • Site conditions: Sheltered site Free-draining site
  • Sunlight: Prefers full sun
  • Blossom duration: Long
  • Hardiness rating (RHS): H6 (to -20C)
  • Pruning: Light prune
  • Gardening skill: Beginner

Identification

  • Country of origin: United States
  • Flowering month: April
  • Flowering season: Mid-season
  • Flower colour: Pink - dark
  • Flower form: Semi-double flower (10-20 petals)
  • Flower size: Large
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Annual cycle: Deciduous
  • Awards: RHS Award of Garden Merit

Similar varieties

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