Magnolia Rebecca's Perfume

  • Flowering month: April
  • Flowering season: Early
  • Flower colour: Pink - light

Rebecca's Perfume is named for its attractive scented flowers - amongst the most scented of any Magnolia.

The flowers are light pink, becoming almost white, and are longer lasting than many other Magnolias.

This is also a good choice if you want a Magnolia but have limited space - it is unlikely to grow more than 5m-6m.

Rebecca's Perfume (also known as Rebekah's Perfume or Rebekka's Perfume) was originally raised in New Zealand by Oswald Blumhardt, and selected by Michael Gottschalk, a major grower of Magnolias in Germany.  It is a hybrid of Magnolia x soulangea 'Amabilis' and 

Rebecca's Perfume trees for sale

Item
Height in 10 years
Price inc. VAT
Quantity
3-year Rebecca's Perfume tree - in a 12L pot
2.5m-3.5m tall after 10 years
£49.95
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How to grow

As one of the earlier flowering Magnolias, Rebecca's Perfume really benefits from being planted in a sheltered location.

Rebecca's Perfume characteristics

Growing

  • Attractive features: Attractive flowers Scented flowers
  • Height 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
  • Growth habit: Upright-spreading
  • Growth rate: Average
  • Vigour: Average vigour
  • Site conditions: Sheltered site Free-draining site
  • Sunlight: Prefers full sun
  • Blossom duration: Long
  • Pruning: No need to prune
  • Gardening skill: Beginner

Identification

  • Country of origin: New Zealand
  • Flowering month: April
  • Flowering season: Early
  • Flower colour: Pink - light
  • Flower form: Semi-double flower (10-20 petals)
  • Flower size: Medium
  • Leaf/Flower sequence: Flowers appear first
  • Leaf colour - autumn: Green
  • Annual cycle: Deciduous